Baked Lentil Falafel

Baked Lentil Falafel

Mar 09, 2022 · Chef Julian
Mar 09, 2022Chef Julian

Baked Lentil Falafel


Our Baked Lentil Falafel recipe is a delightful twist on the classic Middle Eastern dish. These protein-rich falafel patties are made with lentils and baked to perfection, offering a healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried falafel. With their crispy exterior and tender interior, these falafel patties are bursting with flavor. Whether you're following a vegetarian or plant-based diet, or simply looking for a nutritious and tasty meal, our Baked Lentil Falafel is a must-try. Get ready to savor the goodness of these flavorful and guilt-free falafel patties.

Essential Sports NutritionIngredients:

  • 2 cups (400g) lentils, cooked
  • 1 cup (60g) fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1   tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt

Essential Sports Nutrition What You Need To Do:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). Pulse all the ingredients (except the flour) in a food processor until well combined. The mixture should look like semi-dry crumbs and should hold together when pressed.
  • Stir in the flour, and then form the mixture into patties, using a large tablespoon of mixture for each falafel. Place on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes.
  • Serve warm or cold in salads, sandwiches, poke bowls, with dips. The falafels can be stored in the refrigerated for 2-3 days.


Kcal Fat Carb Protein
189 6g 26g 10g 



Indulge in the healthy and flavorful delight of our Baked Lentil Falafel. These protein-packed falafel patties are made with lentils and baked to crispy perfection, offering a nutritious and delicious twist on the classic Middle Eastern dish. Experience the perfect blend of spices and textures as you bite into these tasty falafel patties. Whether enjoyed as a filling for pita sandwiches, a topping for salads, or served alongside a refreshing yogurt sauce, our Baked Lentil Falafel is a versatile and satisfying option for any meal.


Elevate your dining experience with the wholesome goodness of our Baked Lentil Falafel. These flavorful and protein-rich falafel patties offer a healthier twist on the classic Middle Eastern dish. Enjoy the crispy exterior and tender interior of these baked falafel as you savor the delicious blend of spices. With their versatility and nutritious qualities, our Baked Lentil Falafel is a must-try for anyone seeking a tasty and plant-based option. Try our recipe today and discover the delightful flavors of these guilt-free falafel patties.

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Chef Julian, a celebrated chef from the Northeast, is renowned for his healthy recipes, including creative smoothies and low-calorie versions of popular dishes. He trained at the Culinary Institute of Vermont and enjoys taking his family on ski trips during the winter months.