Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel

2fat
1starch

Falafel with chickpeas! We’re kind of crazy about falafel over here, and always looking for more ways to enjoy it. The best part is, these are baked, not fried, cutting down on the fat from traditional falafel.

icon2 falafels
icon50 minutes
Dinner
Snacks
Sides
Vegetarian
Dairy Free
Vegan
Ingredients
12 servings
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  • Chickpeas
    1 can (15 oz)
  • Garlic
    1 clove
  • Parsley, chopped
    1/2 cup
  • Cumin
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Cayenne pepper (optional)
    1 pinch
  • Baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • Tahini
    1/4 cup
  • Water
    1 tablespoon
Directions
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  • 2
    Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  • 3
    Add all ingredients to food processor except baking soda, pulse until thoroughly mixed.
  • 4
    Add the baking powder and continue to pulse until well combined.
  • 5
    Roll falafel into approximately 20 even sized balls, then press into patty shape.
  • 6
    Bake for 15 minutes then flip over and bake for 15 more minutes.
  • 7
    Enjoy warm or at room temperature!