Easy Baked Beetroot Falafels

These Easy Baked Beetroot Falafels are very tasty – and they're quick and easy to make. They can be frozen for a quick meal and they are versatile. They can be eaten in a wrap, a pita pocket, on a pizza, or on a mezze plate with dips, olives, some pita bread and salad.


400g chickpeas

1/2 red onion diced

1 cup grate beetroot

1/4 cup chopped parsley

2 TBSP lemon juice

1 TBSP tahini

1 tsp ground cumin

A pinch of black pepper


1. Put all the ingredients except sesame seeds in a food processor and process until combined. Add more lemon juice if needed

2. Form into discs and coat with sesame seeds

3. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for around 40 minutes (20 on each side) in oven at 180℃.

Makes around 12 patties. Will keep in the fridge for a few days, or you can freeze them before baking them.

[Recipe found on Instructables]

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