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Hand holding falafel pita sandwich.

Trader Joe’s Falafel Sandwich Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Turn frozen Trader Joe’s falafel into a delicious meal with just a few minutes prep time. It’s vegetarian and made with just 4 ingredients! 


  • 2 packages Trader Joe’s falafel (heat and eat)
  • tzatziki
  • english cucumber (or regular, but peel)
  • pita bread (white or whole wheat)


  1. Prepare falafel according to package instructions. 
  2. Thinly slice cucumber. 
  3. Toast pita bread. 
  4. Assemble falafel sandwiches. Stuff falafel and cucumber slices into pita bread. Top with tzatziki and freshly cracked pepper if desired. 


  • Extra Ingredients for More Flavor: hummus, feta cheese (their block of feta is amazing), minced red onion, diced tomatoes, garlic spread 
  • How to Air Fry Frozen Falafel: Air fry at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes, until crispy and golden brown.

Keywords: Trader Joe's falafel