5 Great Vegan Falafel Recipes

I just love falafel! Falafel is a common Middle Eastern dish. Falafel is made from chickpeas or beans, and it is a great addition to almost any dish.

It is spicy, full of flavor, and so easy to prepare. Because of its high protein content, it is the perfect meal for vegans. You can also get creative and add any veggies you love! Here are some great vegan falafel recipes:

1. Crunchy bean falafel

This crunchy falafel recipe is absolutely amazing! It is tasty, full of flavors, healthy, and vegan!

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Ingredients:

– 2 cups beans, cooked, drained
– 2 cups chickpeas, cooked, drained
– 2 tbsp. fresh parsley
– 2 tsp. sesame seeds
– 1 tsp. chia seeds, soaked in water for 10 minutes
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– ½ tbsp. garlic powder
– 1 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F. In a food processor or a blender, add beans, chickpeas, parsley, chia seeds, garlic powder, olive oil, salt, and pepper, to taste, and mix until well combined. Form the mixture into small balls and place them on a parchment-lined baking pan. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 20-30 min. Remove from oven. Serve with your favorite veggies.

2. Gluten-free falafel

These yummy falafels are gluten-free and vegan! They make a great alternative to traditional falafel recipes!

Ingredients:

– 1/2 cup lentils, cooked, drained
– 1/2 cup beans, cooked, drained
– 1 cup vegetable broth
– 1 tsp. garlic powder
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1/2 cup fresh herbs, chopped
– ½ tsp. chili powder
– 2 tbsp. almond flour
– 1 tbs. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400. In a food processor, process all ingredients (except flour). Add flour and stir until well combined. Divide the mixture into balls. Place you falafel balls on a baking sheet and bake for about 15 min each side. Serve and enjoy.

3. Crispy baked vegan falafels

These baked vegan falafels are so crispy and tasty that everyone will want more!

Ingredients:

– 2 cups chickpeas, cooked, drained
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 2 tbsp. lemon juice
– 1 tsp. oregano, fresh, chopped
– 1 carrot, peeled, chopped
– 1 tbsp. chia seeds, soaked in water for 10 minutes
– 1 tsp. chili powder
– 2 tbsp. olive oil

Instruction:

Preheat your oven to 400°F.In a food processor or a blender process all ingredients until well combined. Form your mixture into balls and place on a prepared baking sheet. Bake them for 10 minutes each side. Done!

4. Cashews falafel

Besides being so easy to make, these cashews falafels are crunchy and offer a nutty flavor.

Ingredients:

– 3 cups beans
– 2 tbsp. cashews, soaked for 2 hours
– 2 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– 1 tsp. garlic powder
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 sweet chili peppers, chopped
– 2 tbsp. canola oil

Instructions:

In a food processor or a blender, mix all ingredients until well combined. Preheat your oven to 400°F. Shape the mixture into balls and place them on a prepared parchment-lined baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes, each side. Bon appetit!

5. Spinach falafels

These falafel balls are so green and so amazingly delicious! You’re gonna love them!

Ingredients:

– 3 cups spinach, chopped
– 3 cups kale, chopped
– 1 cup chickpeas, cooked, drained
– 1 green onion, chopped
– 2 tbsp. parsley, fresh, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tbsp. flour, whole- wheat

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a food processor or a blender, mix all your ingredients. Form your mixture into small balls. Place on a prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 10 min. each side, or until crispy. Remove from oven. Enjoy your tasty falafel balls!