Falafel Plate

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Everyone loves falafel!!!!

Camille C.
Camille C.

6 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

513 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Blender, Frying pan, Fine-mesh sieve, Knife



Step 1

Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions.


Step 2

Wash & dice the cucumber.

Yellow onion

Step 3

Peel & chop the onion.

Mint (fresh)
Parsley (fresh)

Step 4

Chop the mint & parsley.

Chickpeas (canned)

Step 5

Drain the chickpeas.

Chickpeas (canned)
Flour (all-purpose)
Mint (fresh)
Parsley (fresh)
Yellow onion
Cumin (ground)

Step 6

In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, flour & cumin. Add half of the onions. Add half of the mint & parsley. Season with salt & pepper.

Step 7

Pulse until it forms a coarse & crumbly texture.

Step 8

Roll spoonfuls of the mixture between the palms of your hands, forming falafel balls.

Step 9

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the falafel balls. Cook them for 1-2 min on all sides. They should be golden brown.

Step 10

Transfer the falafel to a paper towel-lined plate.

Yellow onion
Parsley (fresh)
Mint (fresh)

Step 11

Add the diced cucumber to the couscous. Add the remaining onion, parsley & mint.


Step 12

Squeeze in the lemon (optional). Add a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Mix it all together.

Greek Yogurt (plain)

Step 13

In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, salt, pepper & another drizzle of olive oil.

Greek Yogurt (plain)

Step 14

Serve the herbed couscous alongside the falafel. Add a dollop of the yogurt sauce to all. Garnish with extra lemon wedges (optional). Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy513 cal.
Fat13 g
Carbohydrates76 g
Protein19 g
Fiber10 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Falafel Plate" contains 513 Energy, 13 g of Fat, 76 g of Carbohydrates, 19 g of Protein, 10 g of Fiber.

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