Recipe: Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Boost your on-trail protein intake with this tasty dish.

Serves 2 (21 grams of protein each)

1 cup falafel mix

Vegetable oil (enough for frying)

2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt to taste

2 large pita pockets, halved

In camp

Add 3/4 cup water to falafel and mix thoroughly; let it sit for 10 minutes. Shape falafel into small patties and fry in oil, on both sides, to desired crispiness. To make the sauce, combine remaining ingredients (except pita), and thin it with warm water to the consistency you want. Put falafel balls into pita pockets, spoon on sauce, and dig in.