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Black Bean Falafel & Avocado Salsa Recipe


Black Bean Falafels Ingredients

  • 2 cups black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp oregano flakes
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp whole wheat flour
  • Juice of 1 lime

Avocado Salsa Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ¼ red onion
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro


Black Bean Falafels Preparation

  • 1. Add the oats, pepitas and spices to food processor and pulse until oats are broken down.
  • 2. Then add the black beans, tomato paste, lime juice and flour and blend until all ingredients are incorporated. You may need to scrape the sides during the blending process.
  • 3. Place parchment paper on cookie sheet.
  • 4. Remove mixture from food processor and roll into balls.
  • 5. Place falafel balls on parchment paper and cook for approximately 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Avocado Salsa Preparation

  • 1. Dice tomatoes and avocado.
  • 2. Finely dice red onion and add to tomatoes and avocado.
  • 3. Crush garlic and add to mixture.
  • 4. Chop fresh cilantro and add to mixture with lime juice.

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