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Caesar-Style Falafel Tacos

Caesar-Style Falafel Tacos

with Parmesan Cheese & Caramelised Onion

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Do the flavours of Caesar salad work in a taco? You bet they do! And since you're mixing cuisines anyway, why not add falafels to the mix for a bit of oomph? It may sound a little crazy, but believe us, this combo was meant to be.

Allergens:EggMilkGluten
Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit

cucumber

1 unit

tomato

½ head

cos lettuce

1 unit

red onion

½ unit

lemon

1 tub

spinach falafel

(May be presentGluten, Sesame)

1 packet

garlic aioli

(ContainsEgg, MilkMay be presentTree Nuts)

1 packet

grated Parmesan cheese

(ContainsMilk)

½ tub

Dijon mustard

6 unit

mini flour tortillas

(ContainsGlutenMay be presentSoy)

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 tbs

balsamic vinegar

2 tsp

water

1.5 tsp

brown sugar

Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)2860 kJ
Fat42.9 g
of which saturates5.7 g
Carbohydrate61.9 g
of which sugars17.7 g
Protein25 g
Sodium1940 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
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GET PREPPED
GET PREPPED
1

Thinly slice the cucumber into matchsticks. Thinly slice the tomato into half-moons. Shred the cos lettuce (see ingredients list). Thinly slice the red onion. Slice the lemon (see ingredients list) into wedges. Use your hands to break each spinach falafel into quarters (don't worry if they crumble!).

CARAMELISE THE ONION
CARAMELISE THE ONION
2

In a medium frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 5-6 minutes. Add the balsamic vinegar, water and brown sugar and mix well. Cook until dark and sticky, 3-5 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl.

MAKE THE CAESAR DRESSING
MAKE THE CAESAR DRESSING
3

While the onion is cooking, combine the garlic aioli, 1/2 the grated Parmesan cheese and the Dijon mustard (see ingredients list). TIP: If you don’t like mustard, add a little at a time and taste as you go. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

COOK THE FALAFELS
COOK THE FALAFELS
4

Wipe out the frying pan and return to a medium-high heat with enough olive oil to coat the base of the pan. When the oil is hot, add the falafel and cook, tossing, until deep golden brown, 5-6 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Season the falafel with a pinch of salt and pepper.

HEAT THE TORTILLAS
HEAT THE TORTILLAS
5

Heat the mini flour tortillas in a sandwich press, or on a plate in the microwave for 10 second bursts, until warmed through.

SERVE UP
SERVE UP
6

Take everything to the table to serve. Build your tacos by spreading some of the Caesar dressing over a tortilla. Top with a helping of cos lettuce, tomato, cucumber, falafel and caramelised onion. Garnish with some of the remaining grated Parmesan cheese. Serve with the lemon wedges.