TIP: You can make your turkey falafel bites up to 1 day ahead and refrigerate until needed. Feel free to serve with any or all of your favourite dips like hummus, baba ganoush or roasted red pepper dip.
Heat olive oil in a medium size frying pan over medium heat.
Add onions and sauté for 2-4 minutes until softened and just beginning to brown.
Add ground turkey, paprika, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste.
Cook an additional 7-10 minutes, until turkey is cooked through and no longer pink. Mix to break up any larger chunks. Set aside to cool.
Prepare falafel mix according to package directions.
Add turkey mixture and combine.
Form mixture into 1-inch balls.
Shallow fry or sauté in a non-stick frying pan.
Cook falafel balls until browned, 2 minutes per side.
Remove and let drain on paper towels until cooled.
To assemble, spread tzatziki across a large appetizer platter.
Dot with turkey falafel bites.
Top each bite with an appetizer skewer.
Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds, pistachio nuts and cilantro.
Drizzle with honey.
Makes: 36 appetizers
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