Costco Organic Falafel by Hannah Foods
New Organic Greek food item spotted at Costco Organic Falafel by Hannah Foods! I added these to my Greek Brunch Board along with the Organic Tzatziki and organic Sabra Hummus and Chicken Skewers this past weekend on the boho Sunday brunch menu (check out the deco. Falafel vegetarian patties are gluten free, microwaveable, fully cooked and are a great source of iron.
Made using an authentic mediterranean recipe, Hannah Foods Organic Falafel Vegetarian Patties at Costco are also freezer friendly, so if you can’t eat them all, you can toss them into your freezer.
I can still remember the first time I had falafel, it was in Georgetown in 1999. I was in college and we’d be out at the Tombs and went to a little Greek place for a late snack. I couldn’t believe how delicious it was and how I’d never had it! And it’s still a favorite!
What is Falafel?
Falafel is a popular traditional Middle Eastern deep-fried ball shaped food made with coarsely ground chickpeas, fava beans or both as well as a wide range of aromatics and spices. The mixture is then shaped into round balls, which are then deep fried. It’s often served with a side of fresh garden salad, in a pita bread pocket sandwich, as a side dish with a meal or as an appetizer with a dip of choice. Falafel is the National Dish of Israel.
Falafel Serving Suggestions:
Classic Falafel & Salad: As pictured above, the classic way to serve falafel is with Greek Salad.
Falafel & Dips: Everyone loves Greek sauces…hummus, tzatziki, baba ganoush, etc. so we often serve these with Falafel and then also some cucumber and pita bread for dipping!
Pita Pocket Sandwich: Falafel are a great alternative to meat in a Greek Pita sandwich! Open up half a pita pocket, slice your falafel, and add hummus, shredded lettuce, feta cheese and tomato (can swap hummus for tzatziki or add both if you’re me!)
Costco Organic Falafel is gluten free and has 70 calories and 3 grams of fat per piece.
- 6% DV Iron
- 4% DV Calcium
- 2 Grams Fiber
- 0 Grams Cholesterol
Costco Item Number and Price
Hannah Foods Organic Falafel 32 Oz is Costco Item Number 1044084 and Costs $9.89. There are approximately 28 pieces of falafel per container.
More information about Hannah Foods is available on the manufacturer’s website here.
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Can I cook your falafel in an air fryer? Your packaging only shows cooking instructions for a microwave.
I haven’t tried air frying them but I would think they could be easily air fried. I’d probably experiment using the same cooking instructions you’d use for a similar frozen food that’s fully cooked and close in size – maybe chicken nuggets – and then adjust time or temp as necessary. CostContessa features new products we find, try and/or recommend – but just to make sure we’re being transparent – we’re not Costco or the manufacturer of this (or any) product. There is a link to the manufacturer in the bottom of the post if you’d like to ask them directly. I’m sure others have the same question so we’d love to know if you try it out!