Falafel wrap

Falafel is a great delicious option when you want to have some more carbs in your meal but still want to get them from a good nutritional source. Falafel is based on chickpeas which is a legume low in the glycemic index and glycemic load. It has a good amino-acid profile and a lot of minerals such as manganese (84% RDA). So if you follow a carb-recycling diet chickpeas would be one of the recommended options. And in our recipe today we recommend making them in a healthy keto falafel wrap using as a wrap the ketOntrack recipe from a couple of weeks ago.

  • Servings: 8 falafel
  • Preparation time: 1 hours
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 200 grams of soaked overnight chickpeas
  • 30 grams of fresh parsley
  • 30 grams of fresh coriander
  • zest and juice from half a lemon
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 30 grams of almond flour
  • 15 grams of grated hard cheese
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 onion and 1 garlic glove
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Boil the chickpeas in medium heat until they are soft. This will take from 60-90 minutes.
  2. Chop the parsley , coriander, onion and garlic.
  3. Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend for a few seconds. Dont over-blend and create a mash like consistency.
  4. Create little rolls.
  5. Place the rolls in hot pan and cook until golden brown. Use little to no oil.
  6. Complete the wrap by adding a simple tahini based sauce or yogurt, some sliced tomatoes, coriander leafs and slices of onions.

Enjoy!!

Tips

  • For the tahini based sauce is simply mix tahini,lemon,water and bring it to the consistency you want.
  • We dont want to deep-fry the falafel as this very un-healthy.
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