Sweet Pea & Garbanzo Bean Falafel

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Serves: 4–5


  • 1 medium onion, quartered

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 15oz can or pouch Green Valley Organic Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 15oz can Green Valley Organic Sweet Peas, drained

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 6 tablespoons flour (any kind)

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for forming balls

  • 1 package pita bread

  • Tzatziki sauce

  • Lettuce, tomato, red onion, carrots, cucumbers or radishes for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F

  2. In a food processor, add onion, garlic, and cilantro. Pulse until well chopped.

  3. Add beans, peas, salt, cumin, flour and baking powder. Blend until well combined.

  4. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil on a baking pan and spread evenly with your hand or a paper towel.

  5. Oil hands. Form 14-16 golf ball-sized balls of falafel mixture and arrange evenly onto pan. Flatten slightly to form patty.

  6. Bake 22-25 minutes, flipping half way, until tops are browned and crispy. Let cool 5 minutes.

  7. Enjoy with pita bread, tzatziki sauce, and your favorite vegetables.

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