Falafel Spiced Roasted Chickpea Tacos

 

I had been wanting to make my falafel but to bust out the food processor, form little patties, and all that, just hasn't been something I've had time for. So I had this brilliant idea to take all those spices and flavors and just coat the chickpeas in them, then roast them. I do love roasted chickpeas. I substitute onion for onion powder, fresh garlic with garlic powder that way I wouldn't have to worry about it burning in the oven and the flavors would be all combined. It worked like a charm! I got my falafely goodness without the work.

What you will need

1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons corriander

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley

salt and pepper to taste

4 taco size tortillas

diced tomato

diced onion

diced dill pickle (yes this goes very well with falafel)

lettuce

tahini dressing (I love the one from Trader Joes that you can find by the hummus

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