Middle-Eastern Inspired Beef Falafel
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons garbanzo bean (chickpea) flour
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 large pitas, cut in half
  • 1 vine ripe tomato, diced
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup tahini
Instructions
  1. Combine garbanzo flour, salt, coriander, cumin, garlic powder and cayenne.
  2. Mix spice blend into ground beef along with onion, cilantro and parsley.
  3. Shape into twelve small patties.
  4. Pan sear or broil burgers until cooked through (160°F internal temperature recommended).
  5. Serve warm beef patties in pita pockets with tomato, cucumber, tahini and optional toppings.
Recipe by Certified Angus Beef brand blog - Go Rare at https://blog.CertifiedAngusBeef.com/2016/05/fresh-flavorful-falafel/