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This is a healthy falafel that is baked instead of fried. It's also vegan!
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- 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup diced onion
- 1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
- 1 tablespoon tahini
- 2 tablespoons whole wheat bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 -2 tablespoon water
- 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
- olive oil
- 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- 2Mash chickpeas in a bowl with fork until it's a crumbly mixture. Set aside.
- 3Add garlic, onion and parsley to food processor and process until finely chopped and combined.
- 4Next add the mashed chickpeas to food processor along with tahini, bread crumbs, coriander, cumin, salt, and pepper. Process until combined, adding the water 1-2 Tbsp of water as needed. You may need to scrape down the sides with a spatula in between processing.
- 5Once combined, empty into large bowl. Add the flour and mix, you should be able to form into large ball. If the mixture is too dry and crumbly, add a Tbsp of water. If it's too wet, add an additional Tbsp of flour.
- 6Form into 10 small patties (approximately 2 inches). Place on baking sheet lighly greased with olive oil or cooking spray. Bake for 5-6 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
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Nutritional Facts for Healthy Baked Falafel
Serving Size: 1 (111 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 5
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 143.8
- Calories from Fat 24
- Total Fat 2.7 g
- Saturated Fat 0.3 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 518.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 24.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.9 g
- Sugars 0.7 g
- Protein 5.9 g