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Cauliflower Falafels

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We made these tasty falafels using cauliflowers instead of chickpeas, for a low-carb twist on the classic recipe.

Spicy and juicy, they're truly divine in salads and wraps.

Health

Time

40m

Cost

Nutrients

192 kcal

Carbs 9 grams

Sugars 4 grams

Total Fats 14 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 8 grams

Proteins 7 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

4

Step 1

Soak the chia seeds in water for 5 minutes or until they form a thick and gel-like mixture.

Ingredients List

Chia Seeds2tbsp
Water60mL
Raw Cauliflower Florets500g
Sun-dried Tomatoes5
Fresh Cilantro25g
Almond Meal60g
Paprika0.5tbsp
Cayenne Pepper0.5tsp
Cumin0.5tsp
Garlic Powder0.5tsp
Baking Powder1tsp
Zested Lemon1
Sunflower Oil0.5tbsp
Step 2

Meanwhile, blitz the cauliflowers with sun-dried tomatoes and cilantro in a food processor.

Ingredients List

Chia Seeds2tbsp
Water60mL
Raw Cauliflower Florets500g
Sun-dried Tomatoes5
Fresh Cilantro25g
Almond Meal60g
Paprika0.5tbsp
Cayenne Pepper0.5tsp
Cumin0.5tsp
Garlic Powder0.5tsp
Baking Powder1tsp
Zested Lemon1
Sunflower Oil0.5tbsp
Step 3

Next, add all the ingredients in a bowl except for the oil and work into a moist, soft dough.

Ingredients List

Chia Seeds2tbsp
Water60mL
Raw Cauliflower Florets500g
Sun-dried Tomatoes5
Fresh Cilantro25g
Almond Meal60g
Paprika0.5tbsp
Cayenne Pepper0.5tsp
Cumin0.5tsp
Garlic Powder0.5tsp
Baking Powder1tsp
Zested Lemon1
Sunflower Oil0.5tbsp
Step 4

For each falafel, compact a handful of dough in between your palms, roll it into a ball and place it on a baking tray.

Ingredients List

Chia Seeds2tbsp
Water60mL
Raw Cauliflower Florets500g
Sun-dried Tomatoes5
Fresh Cilantro25g
Almond Meal60g
Paprika0.5tbsp
Cayenne Pepper0.5tsp
Cumin0.5tsp
Garlic Powder0.5tsp
Baking Powder1tsp
Zested Lemon1
Sunflower Oil0.5tbsp
Step 5

Finally, brush the falafels with oil and bake them for 30 minutes at 220°C (430°F).

Ingredients List

Chia Seeds2tbsp
Water60mL
Raw Cauliflower Florets500g
Sun-dried Tomatoes5
Fresh Cilantro25g
Almond Meal60g
Paprika0.5tbsp
Cayenne Pepper0.5tsp
Cumin0.5tsp
Garlic Powder0.5tsp
Baking Powder1tsp
Zested Lemon1
Sunflower Oil0.5tbsp

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