Baked FalafelSubmitted by: MADDY_AVENA
Introductioncut much of the fat out by using only 2tsp olive oil and a combo of frying and baking cut much of the fat out by using only 2tsp olive oil and a combo of frying and baking
1 can of chick peas, drained
1/2 cup cilantro chopped
1/4 cup onion minced
1 clove garlic minced
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 T flour
2 tsp olive oil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
In a food processor pulse chick peas, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, salt and soda. Transfer into a bowl and stir in flour.
Let rest for 10 minutes.
In a cast iron pan, heat 2 tsp olive oil. Form chickpea mixture into 3 patties and cook a couple of minutes on each side.
Then slide pan into a 400 degree oven and bake for 10-15 more minutes, until fairly golden and crispy looking on the outside.
serve with pita and tahini dressing, lettuce, tomato and sliced red onion.
Number of Servings: 3
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MADDY_AVENA.