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Healthy , tasty Falafel wraps with some cheeky grilled veggies

Feeling a bit indulgent or Mediterranean?  Why not try this great little recipe?  Dead easy to do containing a great balance of protein, fibre, vitamins and low in calories.  Ideal if you are looking to watch calories, or as a between training snack.

Falafel Wraps with Grilled Vegetables

For the falafel

  • 100g mixed beans
  • 100g chick peas
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp harissa
  • 1tsp all spice
  • ½ tsp plain flour
  • ½ handful fresh coriander
  • olive oil

Veggie sides

  • 1 pepper – chopped
  • 2 spring onion – chopped
  • 2 small whole wheat tortillas
  • 50g low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tsp chilli sauce

Method

  • Drain the beans and the chick peas and put into a processor with the lemon zest, seasonings, flour and coriander stalks – blitz until smooth.
  • Scrape out the mixture and divide into 4 patties about 1.5cm thick. Fry in the olive oil.
  • Add the pepper and spring onion to a griddle or frying pan and cook until ready.
  • Heat the tortliias in a microwave
  • Squeeze the juice of the lemon over the vegetables
  • Combine the chilli sauce and cottage cheese together in a bowl and serve on the side

 

Energy (K/Cal) Protein  (g) Fat (g)
321 17 7

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