Mains, Vegan, Vegetarian

Chickpea & Broadbean Falafels

Cooking method:

Food Processor
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 12 people

Chickpea & Broadbean Falafels

These plant-based and gluten free falafels will transform your lunches! Add to salads, stuff into wraps or enjoy with fresh hummus and pitta bread for a wholesome, filling and nutritious meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 x 400g tin chickpeas
  • 150g broadbeans
  • 4 tbsp chickpea/gram flour
  • 1/2 white onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 5g fresh coriander
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Salt & pepper

Cooking mode

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Method

  • Step 1

    Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celcius.

  • Step 2

    Drain and wash the chickpeas and place in a food processor with all the other ingredients.

  • Step 3

    Pulse until it reaches a fairly smooth but slightly textured paste. Place into the fridge for 15 minutes to firm up.

  • Step 4

    Line a tray with baking powder.

  • Step 5

    Scoop balls of the mixture onto the baking tray using a large spoon and flatten slightly.

  • Step 6

    Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

  • Step 7

    Serve with hummus, salad and pitta bread for a delicious meal!

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