Easy Falafel Patties
Health food stores sell a vegan instant falafel mix, but it's not very much work at all to make your own from scratch.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, well drained
- ½ onion, minced
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- Egg substitute for 1 egg
- ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Place chickpeas in a large bowl and mash with a fork until coarsely mashed. Or pulse in a food processor until chopped.
Combine chickpeas with onion, flour, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and egg substitute, mashing together to combine. Add parsley and cilantro.
Shape mixture into 2-inch balls or 1-inch-thick patties and bake in oven for 15 minutes, or until crisp. Falafel can also be fried in oil for about 5–6 minutes on each side.
Calories: 141 | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 752mg | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 6g