Baked Falafel

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 173.9
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 418.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 7.1 g

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cut 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
Number of Servings: 3


    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


Makes three large patties.
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.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome!! I love chick peas and really enjoyed this recipe. - 4/18/08

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  • That was really good. It cooked more like a pancake, even though the mix was pretty thick. I guess that's how heat affects chickpeas. I'm interested in seeing how different it is with dried chickpeas. - 7/22/11

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