Spicy Falafel Patties | Dinner

Health food stores sell a vegan instant falafel mix, but it’s not very

much work at all to make your own from scratch.


1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, well drained

1/2 onion, minced

1 tablespoon flour

1 teaspoon cumin

3/4 teaspoon garlic powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

Egg replacer for 1 egg

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Pita bread

1/4 tomato, sliced Lettuce, for garnish

2 tablespoons Roasted Red Pepper Hummus


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Place chickpeas in a large bowl and mash with a fork until coarsely

mashed or pulse in a food processor until chopped.

3. Combine chickpeas with onion, flour, cumin, garlic, salt, and egg

replacer, mashing together to combine. Add parsley and cilantro if


4. Shape mixture into 2" balls or 1"-thick patties and bake in the oven for 15

minutes or until crisp. Falafel can also be fried in oil for about 5–6

minutes on each side.

5. Stuff falafel into pita bread with some sliced tomatoes and lettuce

and top it off with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus.

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