Black bean quinoa falafel

Prep Time15 min
Cook Time45 min
Yields12 falafel

black bean quinoa falafel

Added: 2020-09-24

Tags: #vegetarian #prep #dinner


1 cupcooked quinoa, cooled
15 ozblack beans, rinsed, drained, dried
1/4 cuppumpkin seeds
5 clovesgarlic, minced
1/2 tsptable salt
1 tspground cumin
1/2 tspcoriander
2 Tbsptomato paste


  1. Prepare quinoa according to instructions, preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Add black beans to parchment-lined baking sheet
    1. Bake for 15 min until beans crack
    2. Remove from oven, increase temperature to 375 F
  3. Add black beans to food processor with pumpkin seeds and garlic
    1. Pulse into a loose meal
    2. Add quinoa and all remaining ingredients
    3. Blend to combine until a textured dough forms
  4. Scoop 3/2 Tbsp at a time, form into small discs
    1. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet
    2. Repeat for entire dough mixture
  5. Bake for 15 min
    1. Flip and back for another 10-15 min
  6. Garnish with chili garlic (optional) and serve with hummus or baba ghanoush

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