Baked Weet-Bix™ Falafel
On their own, in a wrap, or on top of a salad—baked falafel is a great addition to any lunchbox or party platter!
- 3 Weet-Bix, finely crushed
- 1 can chickpeas, drained
- 1 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained
- 1 spring onion, roughly chopped
- 1⁄2 tsp salt
- 1⁄2 tsp ground cumin
- 1⁄2 tsp ground coriander
- 2 tbs sesame seeds
- Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Line an oven tray with baking paper.
- In a food processor, pulse chickpeas, peas, spring onion, salt and spices to a rough paste. Add crushed Weet-Bix and pulse again to combine.
- Roll walnut sized pieces of the mixture into balls and toss in sesame seeds to coat. Place falafels on prepared trays and press tops to flatten slightly.
- Bake for 20–22 minutes until golden. Serve warm or at room temperature, with a dipping sauce or simply on their own.
- Borg’s puff pastry available in Woolworths is vegan
- Uncooked rolls can be frozen and baked in the oven from frozen when required
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired
- Per Serve
- Energy (kJ)493
- Protein (g)8
- Fat (g)3
- Saturated Fat (g)1
- Carbohydrate (g)15
- Sugars (g)1
- Dietary Fibre (g)6
- Sodium (mg)290
- Potassium (mg)200
- Calcium (mg)66
- Iron (mg)2.6