NO FRY Vegan Falafel w/ Oil Free Creamy Hummus

NO FRY Vegan Falafel w/ Oil Free Creamy Hummus
Ingredients
  • chickpeas
  • tahini
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • garlic
  • water
  • onion
  • parsley
  • egg
  • chilli
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • chickpea flour
  • Tomatoes
  • GF Pita bread
  • Greens
  • Homemade VEGAN Tzatziki sauce
Description

Ingredients

For the hummus:

  • 1 can UNDRAINED chickpeas
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Water as needed

For the falafel:

Add-ons:

Instructions
  1. Start by making the hummus - in a medium saucepan add the UNDRAINED chickpeas and garlic and bring to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes
  2. Add the boiled chickpea, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, salt, and cumin to a high speed blender (I used my amazing Vitamix) - blend until smooth. Add water as needed to make sure the hummus is smooth and creamy

  3. Transfer to a bowl and chill in the fridge
  4. For the falafel - Preheat the oven to 400ยบ
  5. in a food processor, add the chickpeas, onions, garlic, and parsley - turn on high until smooth. Transfer to a bowl

  6. To the chickpea onion mixture add the remaining falafel ingredients and mix well until everything is well combined.
  7. Let the mixture chill for 30-35 minutes so it firms up and becomes easier to handle
  8. Once chilled, take 1-2 tbsp of mixture and form into a bowl - transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

  9. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes
  10. Serve with hummus and homemade tzatziki sauce
  11. Enjoy