Broccoli Mung Bean Falafel | © 2018 | | © 2018 |

There is nothing better than homemade falafel and these baked broccoli falafels with mung beans are super easy, healthy, and flavourful. Enjoy them for a meat free lunch or dinner with avocado sauce or garlicky-yoghurt dressing.

FalafelRoasted Sweet PotatoAvocado Sauce
  • 100 g Mung beans, cooked
  • 150 g Broccoli florets
  • 1 Large garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp Parsley, chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 30 g Pumpkin seeds, ground
  • 60 g Whole einkorn flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 700 g Sweet potatoes, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 large clove Garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 150 g Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 Ripe avocado
  • 2 Pickled green chillies
  • 1 tbsp Freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 handful Flat parsley
  • Sea salt & pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Brush the baking paper with 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil.
  2. Drain the mung beans and place them in a processor together with broccoli florets, garlic, parsley and egg. Process all the ingredients until smooth. Add in ground almonds, einkorn flour, baking powder, chilli flakes, cumin powder, and salt. Process again until well combined.
  3. Using 2 tablespoons to form 10 falafels and place them on the prepared baking tray. Brush the falafels with the remaining olive oil. Bake in the middle of hot oven for 30 minutes until lightly golden brown.
  4. Place sweet potato cubes, garlic, cumin, coriander and oil in a large roasting pan. Toss to combine. Season and roast at 200C/400F for 30 minutes until tender.
  5. Place yoghurt, avocado, pickled chillies, lime juice, and parsley for the sauce into a blender and whiz until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Serve falafels with roasted sweet potato and avocado sauce. | © 2018 | | © 2018 |


Pam 9/5/18 20:04

Sounds good, Angie! I love broccoli and would like to have a helping of this. Take care

Catherine 9/5/18 22:04

Dear Angie, What a beautiful and delicious setting. I would definitely enjoy these falafel and the avocado sauce.

tigerfish 10/5/18 05:23

I baked some falafel (regular ones using chickpeas) at home some time ago and agree that nothing is better than homemade falafel. What a creative take on falafel with mung-bean and broccoli; and making a meatless yet balanced meal pairing with sweet potatoes , serving with avocado sauce.

Nancy Chan 10/5/18 09:03

Sounds healthy and yummy!

2pots2cook 10/5/18 13:16

Oh yes, always in for Mediterranean flavors !Your Falafel composition just made my day ! Thank you !

All That I'm Eating 10/5/18 13:41

I only made my own falafel for the first time the other day. Love the combination of flavours in these!

Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary 10/5/18 14:25

OMG, Angie!!!! These are just brilliant! I kid you not, I am obsessed with falafels and broccoli is one of my favorite things! Needless to say, I am dying over these! They look incredible!!! Can't wait to try these!

Pam 10/5/18 17:16

Yum! They look tasty.

judee 10/5/18 19:04

Your presentation and photos are lovely. Falafel is one of our favorites and I love the idea of adding broccoli to the mix. Sounds deliciois

Elisabeth 10/5/18 20:37

Angie, I love your take on the Falafel. Never have I've seen this version of it. So amazing, sure beats the ordinary one that everyone is familiar with! The presentation is always!

Evelyne CulturEatz 10/5/18 21:17

Yes homemade falafels are so much better and what a fun twist with broccoli and mung beans. Love the avocado sauce too!

Vicki Bensinger 10/5/18 23:27

I've never made these before Angie but they sound quite tasty! Love the avocado yogurt sauce. I bet that makes these very refreshing. Nice recipe!

mjskit 10/5/18 23:46

Well, you just took something that was already pretty darn healthy and made it even healthier and tastier. Love the broccoli twist. Genius! And the whole tray with the sweet potato and avocado sauce will make a wonderful summer meal. Thanks Angie!

Reeni 11/5/18 02:14

Falafel are on of my favorite things Angie! I love how you tucked broccoli and pumpkin seeds into these! Delicious!!

Gloria Baker 11/5/18 02:14

We love falafel Angie, always I have to make here, this looks wonderful!! xoxo

noobcook 11/5/18 04:11

home-made is certainly the best! Love your savoury bakes.

Abbe@This is How I Cook 11/5/18 06:47

Love falafel Angie~ And these definitely look worth loving!

Chitz 11/5/18 11:48

Wow, the falafel looks good and it is an interesting combo of broccoli with mung bean !

Balvinder 11/5/18 16:21

That's my kind of recipe, Angie! So fan of mung bean dishes.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 11/5/18 16:38

I've not tried making my own falafel yet but I do love them. These with broccoli sound even more inviting!

fimere 11/5/18 20:19

ton idée est excellente ça a l'air super bon
bonne soirée

Neha 11/5/18 20:57

Wow! The falafels sound so healthy and I feel like popping one in my mouth like right now!

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 11/5/18 21:14

I am such a sucker for homemade falafel! I've only used mung beans once or twice in my kitchen - must try them a bit more!

Alida 11/5/18 22:12

I work in an organic health shop and falafel are incredibly popular, they are delicious too. Making your own is top of the tops though. Yours look super! Have a nice weekend Angie.

Nava K 12/5/18 10:22

Worthy of every ingredients for this finger food or snack. I love it.

Jeff the Chef 12/5/18 13:22

I haven't had homemade falafel in a really long time. Thanks for reminding me to!

Nammi 13/5/18 11:07

I love falafel, love this new idea ! , should give it a try

Manu 14/5/18 10:59

Angie, thanks for all your comments on my blog, I do appreciate!!!
Your falafel look so yummy!!
Have a nice week.

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 14/5/18 14:51

What a stunning tray of falafel! Perfect for my lunches this week!!!

Unknown 14/5/18 17:45

This twist on traditional falafel sounds delicious! I love the idea of adding broccoli, and the avocado sauce looks perfect.

Katerina Delidimou 15/5/18 14:17

What a delicious twist on the usual ones!

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 15/5/18 14:57

These falafel look amazing and that dip sounds divine.

grace 15/5/18 17:22

that avocado sauce would be great on so many things! this is a very thoughtful and tasty dish!

Basket Ball hoop 15/5/18 19:20

I like the way present the recipes

GiGi Eats 16/5/18 00:29

OMG! Another creative AF recipe goes to YOUUUUU ANGIE!!! Broccoli and Mung Bean?! How on earth do you even think of these creations!

Kitchen Riffs 16/5/18 01:56

Neat dish! This looks like it has excellent flavor. Very creative -- thanks.

Unknown 16/5/18 03:49

Falafel’s are my jam, I’ve only tried to make them once and it was a total disaster. I like the combination of broccoli and mung beans. I hope you are doing well Angie :)

Karen (Back Road Journal) 16/5/18 15:01

I do like falafel but have never made them myself. Your broccoli version sounds great.

chow and chatter 16/5/18 16:10

so tasty and healthy love it

Evi 16/5/18 16:14

This is genius, Angie! Never made falafel with mung beans before, but definitely going to try it next time ;)

Shashi 16/5/18 16:30

You sure are right - nothing quite like delicious homemade falafel - and Angie, these sound wonderful - so flavor packed!

Nadia 20/5/18 20:32

I recently bought a bag of mung beans and have been looking for inspirations to use them. These falafel sound so delicious :D

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 27/5/18 18:03

This sounds so good, Angie. And that Avocado Sauce is calling out to me!

Viviane Bauquet Farre 4/6/18 22:53

This recipe is wonderful, Angie! It makes a perfect meal for the warmer summer months.

Zoodle Man 23/6/18 12:12

Wow! Your presentation of the recipe is so nice. I am overwhelmed by your contribution to the food loving society. Keep it up.


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