Falafel with a twist

Falafel with a twist
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 43.6
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 147.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Number of Servings: 14


    •1 cup dry/uncooked chickpeas (or 2 & 1/4 cups cooked)
    •3 large garlic cloves
    •1/2 cup red onion, roughly chopped
    •3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    •1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro
    •1/4 cup packed fresh parsley
    •1/4 cup ground flax
    •1/4 cup breadcrumbs
    •1/2 tsp ground cumin
    •1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
    •1/2 tsp fine grain sea salt, or to taste


recipe from ohsheglows.com

1. If cooking chickpeas from scratch soak overnight (or for 8 hours) and boil them afterwards. Alternatively, use 2 & 1/4 cup canned chickpeas. Note: you can use a potato masher. This will prevent them from forming a paste.

2. In a food processor, with the processor running, drop in 3 garlic cloves to mince. Now add most of the chickpeas (reserving about 1/4 cup to stir in later), and process a few seconds to chop. Now add the onion, lemon juice, and herbs. Process until just combined, being careful not to over-process. You want to leave texture. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Scoop the mixture into a large bowl. Stir in the ground flax, breadcrumbs, cumin, reserved chickpeas, and salt and pepper to taste. Shape into patties, about 1/4 cup each and really pack the dough in tightly so it holds together.

4. Grease pre-heated skillet with cooking oil (i used 1/8 of a teaspoon and then spreaded using a paper towel.Cook the patties on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes on each side, or until golden.

Serving Size: makes 14 2 Tspoon servings.

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    My MIL made falafels and these are just as good! DH loves them. - 7/6/19