Chickpea & Pistachio Falafel

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Portfolio Diet Score: 4.5 points per serving

  • Nuts & Seeds: 2 points
  • Plant Protein: 1 point
  • Oils (MUFAs): 1.5 points

Nutrition Information

Calories365 kcalMonounsaturated Fat13.3 g
Protein11.6 gPolyunsaturated Fat4.7 g
Bean Protein8.1 gTotal Carbohydrate23.4 g
Soy Protein0 gDietary Fibre9.2 g
Fat22.5 gViscous Fibre0 g
Saturated Fat2.9 g
(1 serving – 3 balls, 163 g): 1/4 recipe

Chickpea & Pistachio Falafel

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 4 Calories: 365 kcal (per serving)

Description

Portfolio Diet Score: 4.5 points per serving

  • Nuts & Seeds: 2 points
  • Plant Protein: 1 point
  • Oils (MUFAs): 1.5 points

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Coarsely chop garlic cloves and onion.

  3. In a food processor or blender, add all the ingredients and blend until a chunky paste is created.

  4. Using a tablespoon, divide mixture into 12 large spoonfuls and roll into a ball using your hands. Place each ball on the baking sheet and push down slightly.

  5. Place baking sheet in oven for 30 mins, or until golden brown.

  6. Once cooked, allow to cool down slightly before serving. Enjoy with roasted eggplant or sandwiched between oat bran bread!

Note

  • Adapted from One Green Plant (https://www.onegreenplanet.org/).
Keywords: Nuts & Seeds, Plant Protein, Oils (MUFAs)

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