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Falafel Waffles

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

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield

Yields 4 (serving size: 1 waffle)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 245
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 10 g
  • carbohydrate 35 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 47 mg
  • sodium 709 mg

How to Make It

  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.