This dish is the real deal. These lentil falafels are completely plant-based, gluten-free, and are high in protein. Get started and bite down in these nutritious and delicious lentil falafels.

Lentil Falafel [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


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  • 3/4 cup dry lentils
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 large bunch of fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon of dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch or flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the lentils for about 20 minutes or so.
  2. Meanwhile, peel and cut the onion and garlic and put them in the pan with a little olive oil and salt until it is a little golden and set aside.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  4. When the lentils are done, drain them and put them in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients and process until you get a well-mixed dough.
  5. Cover a baking tray with parchment paper, make balls with your hands and put them on the tray.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes or until they are crispy on the outside.

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