Easy Gluten-Free Falafel

This may be the easiest recipe I have ever made! It doesn’t involve many ingredients, only took me about 20 minutes to make, and is naturally delicious. This recipe is gluten-free and vegan. It makes about 10 falafel.

I topped the falafel over a salad bowl with tahini sauce. You could also throw them in a pita. See recipe below!

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gluten free falafel

Ingredients in Gluten Free Falafel:

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 2 medium cloves garlic
  • 1/4 red onion (~1/2 cup chopped)
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour
  • 1 cup firmly packed parsley
  • 1 cup firmly packed cilantro
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil and extra avocado oil for cooking
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Gluten Free Falafel:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor. You will need to scrap the sides of the food processor several times throughout the process.
  2. Form the mixture into small ball shapes.
  3. Coat a frying pan with avocado oil and cook the falafel on medium heat. You will need to flip the falafel several times throughout the process to evening cook them. Cook until the falafel are crispy on the outside.
  4. Place the falafel on a paper towel and allow to cool.

I hope you enjoy this recipe, please comment and let me know if you give it a try! Or tag me if you make them on instagram @wellbymel_!

Gluten Free Falafel

This Gluten Free Falafel is so easy to make! Blend ingredients, form into falafel balls, and cook with oil!
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 10 falafel

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can Chickpeas
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 Red Onion
  • 1/4 cup Cassava Flour
  • 1 cup Firmly Packed Parsley
  • 1 cup Firmly Packed Cilantro
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander
  • 3 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • Salt, Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Blend all ingredients in a food processor. You will need to scrap the sides of the food processor several times throughout the process.
  • Form the mixture into small ball shapes.
  • Coat a frying pan with avocado oil and cook the falafel on medium heat. You will need to flip the falafel several times throughout the process to evening cook them. Cook until the falafel are crispy on the outside.
  • Place the falafel on a paper towel and allow to cool.
Keyword Falafel, Gluten Free

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Well By Mel

Hi, I’m Mel! I’m so excited to have you visit my page! I am a Masters candidate at Columbia University, studying Nutrition Education. Following the program, I will pursue RD accreditation. I love all things health and wellness and am a firm believer in eating real food. I am here to share easy, healthy, and delicious recipes! There is a common misconception that eating healthy is bland and unappetizing, but it doesn’t have to be! I truly believe that eating healthy can be fun and delicious and I hope that my recipes show you how. I also share tips on nontoxic living. I hope you follow along 😊

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