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Potato Falafel Pyramids with Sour Cream Tzatziki

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  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup mashed boiled potatoes
  • 1 1/4 cup falafel mix (available in bulk food section of natural food stores and large grocery stores)
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 14 1/2 oz can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 Medium onion
  • 1/4 c. chili powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 c. diced tomato
  • 1/4 c. non-fat sour cream

Directions

  1. Boil and mash potatoes set aside.

    In separate bowl, combine falafel mix and water and let sit for five minutes

    Stir mashed potatoes into falafel mixture. Form mixture into balls the size of walnuts. Place on cookie sheet that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Form the balls into pyramid shapes, with a flattened bottom and pointed top. Spray tops with cooking spray, as well.

    Bake at 350 degrees about 10 to 15 minutes minutes, until lightly browned.

    Makes about 2½ dozen.

    Serve warm or a room temperature with dip made Sour Cream Tzatziki, as follows:

    Sour Cream Tzatziki

    Ingredients
    • 1/2 c. sour cream
    • 1/4 cup cucumber, seeded and grated
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • Dash of lemon pepper

    Stir ingredients together and serve as dip for raw vegetables and Potato Falafel Bites, or use as dressing for pita sandwiches stuffed with Potato Falafel Pyramids.