This recipe was the grand prize winner in the 2009 Man-O-Manischewitz Cook-Off. The inspired idea of falafel sliders is the creation of Amy Siegel of Clifton, New Jersey. Enjoy the recipe, courtesy of Manischewitz,
RECIPE: MARVELOUS MEDITERRANEAN FALAFEL SLIDERS
*Use regular instead of “light” ground turkey for best results in this recipe.
The 2009 grand prize winner: Falafel
1. In a large mixing bowl, combine falafel mix, turkey, mint leaves, black pepper to taste and 3-4 tablespoons cold water, to moisten. Shape mixture into 12 small patties.
2. Heat a grill pan or large skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Grill patties for 3-5 minutes per side, until no longer pink in center.
3. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil and Bermuda onion. Sauté for 10-12 minutes, until softened and golden.
5. To assemble sliders: On a plate, place bottom half of roll, lettuce leaf, cooked patty, onions, 1 tablespoon tehina and top half of roll. Garnish with additional chopped mint leaves. Serve remaining tehina sauce on the side for dipping.
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