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Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip

and Zucchini Salad
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Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip

Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip - Thanks to ready-made falafel, this dish is a snap to make

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Health Score:
9,2 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
400
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

One portion of this dip fulfills 40 percent of your daily magnesium requirement and a good quarter of your daily calcium requirement. 

Instead of zucchini, you can also prepare this side dish with a cucumber, which is best sliced or cut crosswise into thin slices.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie400 kcal(19 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat22 g(19 %)
Carbohydrates34 g(23 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage7 g(23 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E7.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin B₁0.4 mg(40 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin5.5 mg(46 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate97 μg(32 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin9.8 μg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.4 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C31 mg(33 %)
Potassium554 mg(14 %)
Calcium291 mg(29 %)
Magnesium119 mg(40 %)
Iron5.1 mg(34 %)
Iodine15 μg(8 %)
Zinc2.6 mg(33 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.8 g
Uric acid156 mg
Cholesterol5 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
3
Ingredients
7 ounces
store-bought Falafel
3
small Zucchini
½ bunch
1
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
11 ounces
1 tablespoon
1 pinch
ground Cardamom
1 tablespoon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Casserole dish, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Mandoline, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Whisk, 1 Salad server, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 2 Small bowls, 1 Salad bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip preparation step 1

Place the falafel in a baking dish and cook in the oven according to package instructions.

2.
Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip preparation step 2

Meanwhile, rinse zucchini, wipe dry and cut lengthwise into thin slices.

3.
Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip preparation step 3

Rinse mint and shake dry. Pluck the leaves and chop coarsely. Put zucchini and mint leaves in a salad bowl.

4.
Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip preparation step 4

Cut lemon in half and squeeze out the juice. Whisk lemon juice and honey in a small bowl, season with salt and pepper and whisk in oil. Add to the zucchini mixture and toss well.

5.
Falafel with Sesame-Yogurt Dip preparation step 5

Stir yogurt with tahini paste and season with cardamom and salt. Sprinkle dip with sesame seeds. Serve falafel with zucchini salad and yogurt dip.