Healthy Baked Falafel

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by thesinglebite

This is a healthy falafel that is baked instead of fried. It's also vegan!

Top Review by kalu00

Two very enthusiastic thumbs up for this 5-star recipe! Loved the fact that is was baked and not fried :) I didn't have fresh parsley on hand so I subbed 1/3 cup dried and it still turned out yummy~! After 6 minutes in the oven they weren't browning as much as I'd like so I broiled them for an additional 2-3 minutes per side. Overall, very pleased with this recipe; definitly a repeater!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Mash chickpeas in a bowl with fork until it's a crumbly mixture. Set aside.
  3. Add garlic, onion and parsley to food processor and process until finely chopped and combined.
  4. Next add the mashed chickpeas to food processor along with tahini, bread crumbs, coriander, cumin, salt, and pepper. Process until combined, adding the water 1-2 Tbsp of water as needed. You may need to scrape down the sides with a spatula in between processing.
  5. Once combined, empty into large bowl. Add the flour and mix, you should be able to form into large ball. If the mixture is too dry and crumbly, add a Tbsp of water. If it's too wet, add an additional Tbsp of flour.
  6. Form into 10 small patties (approximately 2 inches). Place on baking sheet lighly greased with olive oil or cooking spray. Bake for 5-6 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

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