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Active time
15 minutes
Total time
1 hour 15 minutes
Yield
2 Servings
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Ingredients

1 medium whole wheat pita bread, cut in half

2 tablespoons Mediterranean Garlic Sauce (recipe follows)

4 falafel balls

1 medium tomato, sliced

Several slices Pickled Red Onion (recipe follows)

Several lettuce leaves

Mediterranean Garlic Sauce

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

2 cloves garlic, minced

Juice of ½ lemon

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Pickled Red Onions

¾ cup white vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

½ teaspoon ground red pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

1 red onion, sliced into very thin rings

Instructions
  1. Mediterranean Garlic Sauce: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Pickled Red Onions: Combine the vinegar and brown sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for several minutes, until the onions are soft. Spoon the onions and the sauce into a glass container and let sit for an hour before using.
  3. Sandwich: Open each pita and spread it lightly with about 1 tablespoon of sauce. Tuck in the remaining ingredients and drizzle with a bit more sauce if you wish.

An Oldways recipe. iStock photo.

Nutrition

Calories: 210
Fat: 8g
Sodium: 280mg
Carbohydrate: 28g
Protein: 8g

Yield: 2 Servings


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