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A falafel lunchbox with ingredients separated in compartments

Falafel lunchbox

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • 3 (or 2 adults and 2 children)

Make this falafel salad fun with a bento-style lunchbox. It's great for toddlers and young children who prefer lunches with lots of individual elements. Use shop-bought falafel or make our Edamame falafel

  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (3)
NutrientUnit
kcal500
fat16g
saturates2g
carbs61g
sugars15g
fibre16g
protein19g
salt0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 250g pouch cooked grains or lentils (we used red & white quinoa)
  • handful of baby spinach
  • ¼ cucumber , chopped
  • handful of cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 2 carrots , grated
  • 1 pomegranate , seeds only
  • 10 olives (optional)
  • 12 falafel
  • 4 tbsp hummus
  • drizzle of olive oil (optional)
  • ½ lemon , quartered

Method

  • STEP 1

    Divide the grains between the lunchboxes. Top each one with the vegetables, falafel, a spoonful of hummus and a drizzle of oil, if using, or divide the ingredients between the compartments of a bento-style lunchbox. Put a lemon in each box for squeezing over just before eating.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2020

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