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Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel

It's easier than you think to make falafel in your own kitchen (and a lot healthier!). Falafel are loaded with fiber, fiber and good fats, making them ideal for fueling vegetarian and vegan diets! 

 

Ingredients: 
+ 1 can Chickpeas, drained, rinsed
+ 2 Carrots, shredded
+ 1 cup Spinach
+ 2 tbsp Olive Oil
+ Juice + Zest of 1 Lemon
+ 3 cloves Garlic
+ 1/4 cup Parsley + Basil
+ 1/4 Red Onion
+ 1/4 cup Oat Flour
+ 2 tbsp Flax Seed
+ 1 tsp Sea Salt
+ 1 tsp Cumin
+ 1/2 tsp Korean Chili Flakes


 

Instructions:

Place the onion, garlic and carrots in a food processor. Pulse until broken down. Add in the remaining ingredients, except the flour, pulse until it forms a coarse, thick paste. Add the flour and pulse briefly to combine. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Scoop small heaps of the mix onto the sheet and bake at 350 until golden ~30 minutes. ENJOY!

 

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