Baked Falafel


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 83.5
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 174.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Introduction

Deep fried falafel not in your diet? Try it baked! Baked falafel is still crunchy on the outside and delicious on the inside! Deep fried falafel not in your diet? Try it baked! Baked falafel is still crunchy on the outside and delicious on the inside!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    1 15-19 oz can chickpeas, drained
    1 small onion, chopped
    2 cloves of garlic, chopped
    1 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
    1/4 cup of fresh spinach, chopped
    3 tablespoons all purpose flour
    1 teaspoon coriander
    1 teaspoon cumin
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    salt and pepper
    2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

Drizzle olive oil evenly in shallow baking dish. Preheat oven to 350 - 400.

While oven is preheating, mash chickpeas with mortar and pestle or in food processor. Add onions and garlic and blend.

Add remaining ingredients to make a thick paste-like consistency.

Shape into ping pong size balls and place in preheated baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ESHRINER.

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    The falafel balls were out of this world. My husband made them for me in no time. They were so good I couldn't just eat one! Great Recipe.....thanks - 12/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was very good! I shaped them into hamburger sized patties and used a generous amount of cooking spray instead of olive oil (and doubled the cooking time). Kids loved them. Will definitely be making again. Thanks for the recipe! - 6/7/10

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It's tasty but mine seemed a bit "wet" and flattened out while cooking. - 10/1/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made my owwn chick peas so it needed a little more salt. I will be making this again. As a vegetarian it will really be an asset to my diet!! Tasted yummy and very filling, next time I may add some Parmesan cheese! - 1/27/10

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Oh yummy. I just love falafel. I can't wait to try this recipe. - 12/27/09

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