Baked Falafel


  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1egg, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Wrap onion in cheese cloth and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Set aside. Place garbanzo beans, parsley, garlic, cumin, coriander, salt, and baking soda in a food processor. Process until the mixture is coarsely pureed. Mix garbanzo bean mixture and onion together in a bowl. Stir in the flour and egg. Shape mixture into four large patties and let stand for 15 minutes.


  • Step 2

    Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Step 3

    Heat olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Place the patties in the skillet; cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes on each side.

  • Step 4

    Transfer skillet to the preheated oven and bake until heated through, about 10 minutes.

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