Falafel Waffles

Falafel Waffles Recipe

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Yields 4 (serving size: 1 waffle)

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1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 large egg
1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for greasing waffle iron
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup parsley leaves
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. dry bread crumbs
Cucumber slices and yogurt or sour cream, optional


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

1. Combine chickpeas, egg, olive oil, onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, baking powder, zest and salt in a food processor. Pulse until mixture is well combined but not completely smooth. Scrape into a bowl and stir in bread crumbs.

2. Heat waffle iron. Brush grids with olive oil. Scoop dough onto iron. Close iron; cook until waffles are lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes or as manufacturer recommends. Serve with cucumbers and yogurt, if desired.

Created date

December 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 245
Fat 8 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Sodium 709 mg