Falafel

 

Skill Level: Intermediate. Serving Size: 2 falafel.
Course Main Course
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 130kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • ½ large red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. coriander
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ cup almond flour

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F. Grease sheet pan with oil.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a food processor, except baking soda and flour. Pulse until the ingredients are mixed.
  • Add the baking powder and flour.
  • Continue pulsing until the mixture forms a ball.
  • Roll the falafel into large balls and then press into 12, ½ inch thick patties, place on baking sheet.
  • Drizzle tops of falafel with olive oil. Bake 25-30 minutes, flip at the 15 minute mark. Enjoy!!

Notes

Nutrition Information: Falafel is a great vegetarian option for those that want to limit/monitor the amount of animal protein consumed. Gluten-free, dairy free.
  • Calories: 130
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 650 mg