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Falafel Rice Bowl

Total Time: 30 mins.
Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 15 mins.
Serves: 4

Ingredients

2 pkg (250 g each) Tilda® Steamed Basmati Rice
1 pkg (240 g) Yves® Falafel Bites
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, divided
1 pkg (400 g) Europe’s Best® Roasted Gourmet Tuscan Inspired Vegetable Blend, thawed
1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes
2 tbsp (30 mL) tahini paste
1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground cumin, coriander and pepper
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh cilantro

Star Product

Falafel Balls

Directions

1. Cook rice and falafel bites according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, heat half of the oil in large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat; cook vegetables for 5 to 8 minutes or until heated through. Toss in cherry tomatoes.

3. Add tahini to small bowl; gradually whisk in lemon juice and 1 tbsp (15 mL) water until smooth. Stir in remaining oil, garlic, salt, cumin, coriander and pepper.

4. Divide rice evenly among 4 bowls. Top with vegetable mixture and falafel bites. Drizzle with tahini-lemon dressing. Sprinkle with cilantro.