Chicken Falafel Waffles Recipe



Chicken Falafel Waffles Recipe

Ingredients :
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
3/4 cup chopped peeled cucumber
1 cup chopped green onions, divided
2 tablespoons minced fresh mint plus additional for garnish
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 can (15 ounces) no-salt-added garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 large egg, room temperature
1/3 cup fresh parsley leaves
4-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
2 tablespoons Moroccan seasoning (ras el hanout), divided
1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1-1/2 cups reduced-sugar apricot preserves
3/4 cup chili sauce

Preheat waffle iron. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, 1/2 cup green onions, 2 tablespoons mint, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Place the garbanzo beans, egg, parsley, gluten-free flour, 1 tablespoon Moroccan seasoning and remaining green onions in a blender. Cover and pulse until blended (batter with be thick). Bake waffles according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a small skillet, mix chicken, preserves, chili sauce and remaining Moroccan seasoning; heat through. Serve with waffles. Top with yogurt mixture and additional mint.

Nutrition Facts :
1 waffle with 2/3 cup chicken mixture and 1/3 cup sauce: 491 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 959mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 5g fiber), 25g protein.


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