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Beet and Chickpea Falafel [Vegan]

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What makes a falafel truly amazing is freshness. These vibrant beet falafels certainly aren't lacking in that! Serve these over a bed of salad with a coconut yogurt tahini sauce, or wrap them in a pita with plenty of greens.

Beet and Chickpea Falafel [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 14-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 raw beets, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Salt, to taste
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

Preparation

  1. Fry the onion in olive oil until soft. Add spices and fry for another minute and then transfer to a food processor.
  2. Add chickpeas, 2/3 of the grated beets, bread crumbs, tahini, and cornstarch and pulse until a crumbly.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and combine with the remaining grated beets. Add salt and spices to taste.
  4. Shape into balls with wet hands and leave in the fridge for 30 minutes. Place the balls on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and brush them with some oil. Bake in the oven at 390°F for 20-25 minutes.

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Sofia is a plant-based cookbook author, entrepreneur, and foodie from Sweden with a passion for travel.


 

 

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26 comments on “Beet and Chickpea Falafel [Vegan]”

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Cait Mitchell
1 Years Ago

YUMMMMMM Jessie Speers Lauren Frances Umana


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Lauren Frances Umana
08 Jan 2016

Looks delish!

Mercedes Garcia
1 Years Ago

Marina Mimi-Chan Garcia


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Deejae Maxwell
1 Years Ago

Michele McAlee Krilivsky


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Lynn Wyzkiewicz
1 Years Ago

Ivan Sagel


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Ivan Sagel
08 Jan 2016

I love my beets

Lizette Pienaar
1 Years Ago

Taylor Ortolani


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Michel Campbell
1 Years Ago

No.


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Deana Hendrickson
07 Jan 2016

Looks like cancer tumor balls.

Michel Campbell
07 Jan 2016

This was on fbook the other day. http://www.insonnetskitchen.com/zucchini-pizza-boats/ I don't know how bad things would have to get for me to call that a pizza.

Deana Hendrickson
07 Jan 2016

You may like this http://www.lileks.com/institute/gallery/

Chantel Murphy
1 Years Ago

Here you go Kileigh!! Get yo beets!!!!!


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Kileigh Folkman Phillips
07 Jan 2016

Ugh I don't think I can do it hahahahah

Michal Ben David
1 Years Ago

hihihi Yessica Benitez Luque dat hebben wij laatst gemaakt. was lekker idd :)


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Laurel Anne Tallent
1 Years Ago

Jarad Sergent


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Jarad Sergent
07 Jan 2016

That sounds delicious!

Jarad Sergent
07 Jan 2016

I think if I use arrowroot instead of cornstarch it is clease ok!

Laura Bougourd
1 Years Ago

Nick Bougourd Racing Woo ❤️


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