Archive | August, 2012

Pantry-Made Falafels

7 Aug Platter with falafel, hummus, roti and yogurt dip

Print the recipe card!  Pantry Made Falafels

Although the name sounds exotic and quirky, falafels are simply fried balls or patties of mashed chickpeas/garbanzo beans. They are common in the Mediterranean and Middle East, either served as appetizers with hummus, tzatziki, and flatbread or stuffed into pita pockets with lettuce and tomato. Falafel patties also make excellent veggie-burgers!

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Homemade Hummus

3 Aug Bowl of prepared hummus sprinkled with paprika

Print the recipe card! homemade hummus

Hummus is a tasty and healthy Mediterranean spread made from chickpeas/garbanzo beans. While these commercial Hummus Snack Packs are convenient, hummus is quite easy to make at home (and LOTS cheaper!). Basic hummus is an excellent addition to your FoodStorageCookbook because it is simple to make, requires no fresh ingredients and leftovers can be frozen or canned.

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