Kale and Carrot Falafel

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Snacks
Cuisine Greek
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 268.23 kcal


  • Oven
  • Food Processor


  • 1 cup carrots peeled, shredded
  • 1/4 cup onion choppped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup kale chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 tbsp tahini powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 15 oz chickpeas canned, drained, rinsed
  • 3 tbsp brown rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees while you line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add the kale, carrots, parsley, onion and garlic to your food processor and pulse until only small pieces remain.
  • Continue to add the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, cumin and chickpeas and process again until smooth with a little texture.
  • Finally add in the salt and flour; process until just mixed in.
  • Use a 1 tablespoon scoop to scoop; then flatten the Falafel mixture slightly with the back of the scoop.
  • Bake for 10 minutes; then flip and bake for another 10 minutes. Serves well with mixed greens, Plant-based Tzatiki (see recipe link), and a whole-wheat pita.


Keeps well the the fridge for up to 5 days, or portion and freeze for easy convenience.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Kale and Carrot Falafel
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 268.23 Calories from Fat 84
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.35g14%
Saturated Fat 1.11g7%
Sodium 331.32mg14%
Potassium 512.39mg15%
Carbohydrates 38.47g13%
Fiber 10.18g42%
Sugar 7.8g9%
Protein 11.23g22%
Vitamin A 6106.56IU122%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.14mg8%
Vitamin B3 1.24mg6%
Vitamin B5 0.48mg5%
Vitamin B6 0.38mg19%
Vitamin C 17.76mg22%
Vitamin E 1.18mg8%
Vitamin K 141.66µg135%
Calcium 110.48mg11%
Copper 0.46mg23%
Folate 212.64µg53%
Iron 4.84mg27%
Manganese 1.29mg65%
Magnesium 66.55mg17%
Phosphorus 237.44mg24%
Selenium 5.83µg8%
Zinc 2.06mg14%
Ess-Methionine 161.25mg
Ess-Tryptophan 117.06mg
Ess-Threonine 464mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 593mg
Ess-Arginine 1064.64mg
Ess-Lysine 723.82mg
Ess-Leucine 800mg
Ess-Isoleucine 485.25mg
Ess-Histidine 309.94mg
Ess-Valine 486.69mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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