Easy Falafel Patties

Serves 4

COST: $0.54

Per patty

Calories: 181

Fat: 2g

Carbohydrates: 32g

Protein: 9g

Fiber: 8g

Sugar: 5g

Sodium: 453mg

1 15-ounce can chickpeas, well drained

1⁄2 onion, minced

1 tablespoon flour

1 teaspoon cumin

3⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder

3⁄4 teaspoon salt

1 egg

1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Place chickpeas in a large bowl and mash with a fork until coarsely mashed. Or pulse in a food processor until chopped.
Combine chickpeas with onion, flour, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and egg, mashing together to combine. Add parsley and cilantro.
Shape mixture into 2-inch balls or 1-inch-thick patties and bake in oven for 15 minutes, or until crisp. Falafel can also be fried in oil for about 5–6 minutes on each side.

Falafel Sandwiches
Stuff falafel into a pita bread with some sliced tomatoes and lettuce and top it off with a bit of tahini, vegan tzatziki, or hummus for a Middle Eastern sandwich.