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Garbanzo Beans Croquettes

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine French
Keyword croquettes, garbanzo, tahini
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Calories 2143 kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces garbanzo beans 1 16-ounces garbanzo beans
  • .33 cup yellow onion 1/3 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg 1 egg
  • .75 cup grated gruyere cheese 3/4 cup grated gruyere cheese
  • 4 tablespoons parsley 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • .50 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup scant breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper to taste

TAHINI SAUCE

  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley 2 tablespoons Italian parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tahini sauce 2 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hot water 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove 1 garlic clove minced
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a food processor mix the garbanzo beans, onions, egg, gruyere cheese, oregano, garlic and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Mix until you reach a thick paste. Transfer to a bowl and add the breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper and let it rest for 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile prepare the tahini sauce by adding all the ingredients in a bowl and season to desired taste. 

  3. Slightly wet your hands and grab one spoonful of the garbanzo mix. Roll it and then slightly flatten. You can also use an ice cream scooper, roll and flatten.

  4. In a large skillet heat, add the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and fry the croquettes 2 minutes approximately on each side. Transfer to a paper towel to drain any oil excess. 

  5. Serve the croquettes with the sauce. 

Nutrition Facts
Garbanzo Beans Croquettes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2143 Calories from Fat 1107
% Daily Value*
Fat 123g189%
Saturated Fat 31g194%
Cholesterol 272mg91%
Sodium 851mg37%
Potassium 1914mg55%
Carbohydrates 179g60%
Fiber 39g163%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 89g178%
Vitamin A 3320IU66%
Vitamin C 50.7mg61%
Calcium 1434mg143%
Iron 19.3mg107%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.