Crispy Baked Falafel

Crispy Baked Falafel - EATS Park City - OMAD

Crispy Baked Falafel

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 4 Servings

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe (excluding pita / naan)

Calories: 272
Fat: 4 grams (Saturated Fat: 0 grams)
Carbohydrates: 46 grams
Protein: 14 grams
Allergens: None (gluten, wheat if using pita or naan)


  • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • 4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Pita or naan bread


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients (chickpeas, onion, garlic, parsley, arrowroot, coriander, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste) in a food processor and process, leaving a little texture to the beans.
  3. Shape the mixture into balls, using a small ice cream scoop or tablespoon. Place them on the baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Turn the falafel balls over and bake for 20 minutes more.
  5. Serve in warm pita or naan bread, with desired toppings/condiments (i.e., greens, onions, tomatoes, vegan dressings).