13+ BEST Sauces for Falafel Wraps (Easy Recipes!)

Looking for delicious sauces to liven up your falafel? I’ve got you covered! Check out my ultimate guide featuring the best sauces for falafel, besides the standard tahini. Try them all and discover a new favorite today!

Falafel + tahini sauce is classic pairing for many people. But, why not change it up and try something different?

There are so many different sauces available to pair with falafel wraps. Whether you’re looking for a classic like harissa sauce or hummus, or want to try something new like romesco sauce, you’ll find something delicious to try.

The BEST Sauces for Falafel

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Yogurt Sauce: This sauce is made with yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, and herbs such as parsley, mint, or dill. It's a refreshing option that complements the spiciness of the falafel.
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Hot Sauce: A spicy option for those who like some heat with their falafel. You can use store-bought hot sauce or make your own by blending chili peppers with vinegar, salt, and other spices.
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Cucumber Sauce: This sauce is made from cucumber, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, and herbs such as dill or mint. It's a refreshing option that complements the falafel's spiciness.
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Hummus: Falafel and hummus are a classic combination. Hummus is made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. It has a creamy texture and mild flavor that pairs well with the falafel.
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Garlic Sauce: This sauce is made from garlic, lemon juice, salt, and oil. It has a strong garlic flavor and creamy texture that complements the falafel's crunchiness.
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Chimichurri Sauce: A South American sauce made from parsley, garlic, vinegar, and oil. It has a bright and tangy flavor that pairs well with the falafel's spices.
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Romesco sauce in white bowl next to almonds and crusty bread.
Romesco Sauce: A Spanish sauce made from roasted red peppers, almonds, bread crumbs, and olive oil. It has a smoky and nutty flavor that pairs well with the falafel's spices.
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Mint Sauce: A refreshing sauce made from fresh mint leaves, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. It has a bright and tangy flavor that pairs well with the falafel's spices.
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Harissa Sauce: A North African hot sauce made from chili peppers, garlic, cumin, and coriander. It's a spicy option that adds a lot of flavor to the falafel.
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Pomegranate Molasses: This sauce is made from pomegranate juice, sugar, and lemon juice, cooked down to a syrupy consistency. It has a sweet and tangy flavor that pairs well with the savory falafel.
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Easy Creamy Tahini Dressing
Tahini Sauce: A classic sauce made from tahini (ground sesame seeds), lemon juice, garlic, and water. It has a nutty flavor and creamy texture that pairs well with the crispy falafel.
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Muhammara: A Middle Eastern dip made from roasted red peppers, walnuts, breadcrumbs, and spices. It has a sweet and spicy flavor that complements the falafel's crunchiness.
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Zhoug: A spicy herb sauce made from cilantro, jalapeno peppers, garlic, and spices such as cumin and coriander. It has a bold and spicy flavor that pairs well with the falafel's crunchiness.
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How to make ahead and store

Many of these falafel sauce recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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13+ BEST Sauces for Falafel

Looking for delicious sauces to liven up your falafel? Check out my ultimate guide featuring 13+ of the BEST sauces for falafel wraps! Try this creamy Tahini Yogurt Sauce.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

To Garnish:

Instructions

  • Combine yogurt, tahini and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and top with pomegranate seeds, fresh parsley, cumin seeds and chili powder. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve.

Notes

Leftovers will keep in the fridge for up to three days. Store tightly wrapped or in an airtight container. 
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Nutrition

Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 106IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg

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