Recipe: Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel on Pita Bread

1 15 oz. can of chickpeas, drained
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1-teaspoon coriander
1-teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon baking powder
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil

Preheat oven to 350. Pour olive oil evenly in a shallow baking dish. While the oven is preheating you can start mashing the chickpeas with a food processor. Add the chopped onions and garlic and mix everything together. Once done mix in the remaining ingredients to make a thick paste-like consistency. Shape into ping pong size balls and place in preheated baking dish. Bake for about 15-20 minutes turning them halfway through cooking. Serve with whole wheat pita and enjoy!

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