Falafel with pickles and hummus on pitta

Healthy falafel recipes

12 Recipes

Tuck into a healthy lunch or meze feast with our simple, healthy falafel recipes. Try them served with a fresh tabbouleh salad or in a wrap with tasty extras.

Easy falafels

4.4

(5 ratings)

Pair John Torode's easy falafels with soft flatbreads, well-spiced humous and crunchy pickles for a magnificent meze of a lunch, or a shareable starter...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot falafel

4

(16 ratings)

Jazz up an all-time vegetarian favourite by adding vibrant beetroot - serve with tahini yoghurt dip and pickled beets
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

4.44

(25 ratings)

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

5-ingredient falafel

5

(1 rating)

Make falafel with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. To give the falafels a better texture, be sure to use dried chickpeas rather than canned
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry & chestnut falafel

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Baked falafel & cauliflower tabbouleh

4

(1 rating)

Make a batch of our easy baked falafel for a tasty, low-calorie lunch option. This simple healthy recipe is perfect for pairing with plenty of salad
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Falafels with hummus & tabbouleh

3.88889

(9 ratings)

Make your own chickpea and butter bean fritters and serve with a herby couscous salad - the recipe makes enough for two meals
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Falafel Scotch eggs

4.25

(8 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

4.555555

(9 ratings)

Give falafel a makeover by using a mix of chickpeas and frozen peas, serve with couscous and a dollop of yogurt for a cheap but tasty meal
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
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