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Houmous and falafel stuffed pittas

These tasty pitta pockets are stuffed with falafel, homemade beetroot houmous and salad for a healthy lunchbox filler your kids will love.

Serves 2

Prep Time 10 min

Cooking Time


  • 1 small vacuum-packed beetroot
  • 1tsp tahini
  • ½ x 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 pittas
  • Handful shredded lettuce
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Chunk cucumber, sliced
  • ½ small carrot, grated
  • 4 falafels, halved
  • Pinch sumac (optional)


  1. Put the beetroot, tahini and chickpeas in a blender and whiz to make hummus.
  2. Warm the pittas and cut them in half. Spread the inside of each half with ½tbsp beetroot hummus, then fill with the lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, grated carrot and halved falafels. Sprinkle over a little sumac, if using, then pack into a container.

Nutrition per serving

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343 13g 8.6g 0.9g 8.1g 6.5g 1g 122mg 48g 2mg

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