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.

11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up an all-time vegetarian favourite by adding vibrant beetroot - serve with tahini yoghurt dip and pickled beets

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Forget soggy sandwiches for lunch and try these easy falafels, served with delicious cauliflower tabbouleh, tahini sauce and charred spring onions

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these easy falafels for lunch, served with cauliflower tabbouleh and an avocado, pea and feta smash. Super healthy, it delivers all five of your five-a-day

58 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these easy falafels with cauliflower tabbouleh and pickled carrot, cucumber and chilli salad. Tasty and healthy, they serve up all five of your five-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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