Claudia’s healthy falafel recipe is easy to make and only has 63 calories per. This quinoa falafel recipe is great for both kids and adults.
Quinoa Falafel Recipes Ingredients:
1 15oz can of drained chickpeas
1/3 cup of cooked quinoa
1 egg or flax egg
¼ cup finely chopped onions
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1 minced clove of garlic
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
Salt and pepper to desired taste
Quinoa Recipes Preperation:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mash chickpeas in a bowl or blend in a food processor for 15 – 20 seconds and add garlic. In a separate bowl, add the chickpeas as well as the additional ingredients (onions, parsley, cayenne, salt and pepper) and mix until combined. Then, fold in the quinoa and lastly the whisked egg or flax egg until you reach the consistency of a paste.
In a shallow baking dish or skillet sprayed with a non-stick cooking spray, form the falafel patties taking about 2 tablespoons into the palm of your hand and form a patty. Depending on the size of your patty, this should make 9-12 patties. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping the falafels half way through baking.
Falafels should be lightly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Enjoy!
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat 1.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 10.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 3.0 g