Healthy Zucchini Falafel

Healthy Zucchini Falafel

This falafel has the goodness of zucchini and it’s baked.  Yummy, healthy & homemade.

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Zucchini Falafel


  • 2 cups zucchini grated
  • 2 cups canned chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Grate the zucchini over a clean towel and add half the salt. Allow to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Chop the garlic & cilantro.
  • Grind the chickpeas with a little water in a food processor or blender.
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Grease a baking sheet or muffin tin.
  • Squeeze the zucchini and remove as much moisture as possible.
  • Add all the ingredients to the zucchini. Mix well.
  • Shape the mix into balls and place in a muffin tin, or flatten the balls and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Turn the falafels and bake for another 10-15 minutes. Serve.


Recipe from Side Chef.
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