• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This falafel recipe is full of fresh ingredients, easy to make, and irresistibly delicious.

    Ingredients

    • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh parsley leaves, tightly-packed
    • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, tightly-packed
    • 1/2 cup diced white or red onion
    • 1/3 cup white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose flour)
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 4-5 tablespoons grapeseed oil (or another high-heat oil, such as canola or vegetable)
    • for serving: pita bread, chopped Romaine lettuce, thinly-sliced red onions, diced tomatoes, tzatziki sauce and/or hummus

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 52 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 5.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 279 mg 11.61%
    • Calcium: 23 mg 2.29%
    • Potassium: 62 mg 1.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.43%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.71%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 11.23%
    • Vitamin C 14%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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