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Falafel is another delicious way to use chickpeas! Chickpeas are high in protein and fiber, making them an excellent addition to any healthy diet.

Kcal  598 1 Serving-Slice
Protein  17g
Fats. 37g
Carbs 57g


For the Falafels:
200g cooked chickpeas
1 small onion
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
Small bunch of parsley
2 tbsp oat flour
½ tsp coriander powder
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp chili powder
¼ tsp black pepper

For the Salad:
4 cups salad greens
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 small avocado
2 small cucumbers

For the dressing:
2 tbsp tahini
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp water
1 tsp olive oil
Pinch of salt
¼ tsp cuminPreheat the oven to 200°C. Then, put cooked chickpeas, 1 small onion, 1 clove of garlic, 2 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley in a food processor.
Pulse until it combines. It should be a uniform texture to shape with a spoon.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop the dough with an ice cream spoon, and place it on the baking sheet. Flat with a spatula or spoon. Then, bake the falafels for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Set aside to cool down.
For the dressing, put lemon juice, water, cumin, salt, and olive oil in a small bowl. Whisk together all the ingredients.
Combine salad greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocado in a salad bowl.
Put the falafels on top, and drizzle the tahini dressing.