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Green Baked Falafel with Tahini


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 falafel balls
  • Category: entree
  • Method: baked
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Description

Would you like to try a different vegetarian dish for your next Super Bowl party,  get together, potluck dinner or meatless Monday?  Give our Green Baked Falafel a try. You’ll love it. This green Baked Green Falafel recipe is guilt free, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, kosher, super flavorful and easy to make. And… It is always fun to make recipes using a muffin tin.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw dried chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp hot paprika
  • 1/4 tsp all spice
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/16 tsp cardamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven at 400F
  2. Generously spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray
  3. Combine all ingredients, except olive oil in the food processor
  4. Pulse a few times until all the ingredients are well combined, but not completely smooth
  5. Place mixture in a bowl, add olive oil and mix well
  6. Using your hands, or a small ice cream scoop form small balls and place them in the mini muffin tin. The mixture will be a little loose.
  7. Bake at 400F for 15 minutes
  8. Serve with pita bread, pickles, tahini sauce and cucumber tomato salad

Notes

IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS RECIPE YOU WILL NEED TO SOAK THE CHICKPEAS OVERNIGHT IN TWICE THEIR VOLUME OF WATER.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FREEZE THE FALAFEL FREEZE ALREADY BAKED.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4 falafel balls
  • Calories: 182
  • Sugar: 4
  • Sodium: 420
  • Fat: 7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 24
  • Fiber: 5.5
  • Protein: 8.2
  • Cholesterol: 0
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