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Falafel Energy Box

Serves 4

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RECIPE DETAILS
RANGE STRENGTH
GROUP SALADS
SERVES 4

INGREDIENTS

Falafel (makes 12 x 47g balls)
cooked chickpeas, drained
360g
bicarbonate of soda
1.5g
garlic cloves
1 large
onion, finely diced
60g
spring onions, sliced
30g (2)
chilli
7g
ground cumin
¾ tsp
cayenne pepper
¾ tsp
sumac
¾ tsp
chopped coriander
10g
chopped parsley
10g
gram flour
45g
salt
0.5g
Other ingredients
beetroot (cooked)
150g
hummus (in 2oz pots)
150g
cucumber
400g
white wine vinegar
30ml
sugar
10g
sweet potato, diced (300g cooked)
400g
olive oil
11g
mixed salad leaves
100g
salt
0.5g
pepper
0.5g

METHOD

Preheat the oven 180C.
Peel, deseed and slice the cucumber on the bias and marinade with the vinegar and sugar.
Peel and dice the sweet potato and roast in the oven with the olive oil and seasoning.
Drain the chickpeas and pulse with the bicarbonate of soda in a food processor until coarse.
Remove 3/4 of the mixture and set aside.
Add the garlic, vegetables, spices and herbs to the remaining mixture and process to a coarse paste.
Stir the paste into the rest of the chickpeas, add the gram flour, season and mix well.
Deep fry for 1 minute and finish off in the oven, till cooked through. Allow to cool.
Assemble all the ingredients in a salad container.

KEY NUTRIENTS

Nutrient
Per 100g
% RNI
Per 458g
% RNI
Energy kJ
427
5%
1955
23%
Energy kcal
102
5%
466
23%
3.1g
4%
14.4g
20%
0.4g
2%
2.0g
10%
5.7g
6%
26.0g
28%
0.39g
6%
1.80g
30%
Protein
3.9g
-
18.0g
-
Carbohydrates
13.2g
-
60.3g
-

Reference: Intake of an Average Adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)

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