Sweet Potato Falafel
Refreshing taste for the fall of the year or anytime!
1# sweet potatoes or squash, cooked and peeled
14 oz chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp coriander
2 tsp parsley
1-2 Tbsp Earth Balance Buttery Spread
2 Tbsp ground flax seed
Preheat oven to 400°
Mash sweet potatoes with chickpeas. TIP heat chickpeas before mashing to make the job easier. And use the food processor to mash/chop the chickpeas and the sweet potato.
Add seasonings, buttery spread and flax seed to chickpea mixture.
Spray baking sheet or line with foil. Roll mixture into quarter-sized balls and place on baking sheet.
Brush or spray the tops of falafel with oil.
Bake 15-20 mins (longer for larger patties), flipping once halfway through.
Let cool 5 mins before removing from sheet.
Serve with hummus, chop for salads, sandwiches, or adjust size for burgers.
TIP - add a little vegetable broth for moisture
Enjoy! from Rbudladi