Middle Eastern-Inspired Beef Falafel recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Middle Eastern-Inspired Beef Falafel

Serves 4
Cuisine: Middle East
Category: Burgers
Ground beef patties seasoned with fresh herbs and spices are seared in a skillet for a flavor-packed meal. This easy recipe for Middle Eastern Inspired Beef Falafel is for meat lovers.
Prep Time
20 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons garbanzo bean (chickpea) flour
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 large pitas, cut in half
  • 1 vine ripe tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  1. Combine garbanzo flour, salt, coriander, cumin, garlic powder and cayenne. Mix spice blend into ground beef along with onion, cilantro and parsley. Shape into twelve small patties.
  2. Pan sear or broil patties until cooked through (160°F internal temperature recommended).
  3. Serve warm beef patties in pita pockets with tomato, cucumber, tahini and optional toppings.
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