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Lentil Falafels

Yields8 Servings

Adapted from Macheesmo

 2 cups cooked lentils
 1 clove garlic, minced
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp coriander
 ½ tsp cayenne pepper
 ¼ cup parsley, minced
 ¼ cup cilantro, minced
 1 egg
 1 tsp lemon juice
 ½ tsp baking powder
  cup flour
 2 cups breadcrumbs
 ¼ cup olive oil
 salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350°F and cook lentils according to package and rinse thoroughly.


Mash together lentils with spices, parsley, and cilantro. Mix in egg, lemon juice, baking powder, flour, and a big pinch of salt and pepper.


Line a baking sheet with parchment, oil hands lightly and form lentil mixture into flat disc or ball shape until you've used all the mixture (if mixture is too wet, add more flour but it's okay if it's a bit lose since it won't really expand).


Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway to brown both sides.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8