Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels

Slimming World Falafels

You may be thinking of what else you can make on Slimming World, something that can be eaten as a snack and is not a killer on the syns. Well look no further, these Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafel are just the thing.

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If you’ve not tried falafel before, you may be wondering what it is, well in simple, it is chickpeas with some other tasty ingredients. Falafel is a Middle Eastern dish which is full of spices and chickpeas. These falafel have a great spice which adds a fragrant warmth to these savoury bite-sized falafels.

These slimming world cumin Falafel are perfect for lunchboxes, snacks, BBQ’s and more. Perfect as finger-food or serve with couscous and roasted vegetables for a more substantial main meal.

Are Slimming World Falafel Vegan?

If you hadn’t guessed, Slimming World Falafel are vegetarian, but they are not vegan as the recipe requires an egg to bind the mixture together. There are a number of on the shelf falafel options such as cauldron falafel and even a Quorn recipe. The only issue with these shop bought falafel is that are mass produced, you get what you get, whereas if you make your own, you are in control of the ingredients, spice and flavours, most importantly keeping everything on plan.

Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafel Syn Value

Now, if you are making your own food from scratch, you are in complete control of what is going into it, you are in control of the amount of syns that are in these. This recipe is actually syn free, so you can eat these to you are full.

Slimming World Falafel Recipe

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Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels
Now for a snack or even as part of a meal, these Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels are some of the BEST I have ever eaten. Why not give them a try?
Cumin Scented Falafels
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cumin Scented Falafels
Instructions
  1. Place the onion, carrot, chickpeas, garlic, ginger, cumin, chilli powder and the ground and fresh coriander in a food processor. Pulse and process for 1-2 minutes until blended but still fairly chunky in texture.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl. Lightly beat the egg and add to the mixture. Season with salt and, using your fingers, mix thoroughly to combine. Cover and chill in the fridge for 6-8 hours to firm up and allow the flavours to develop.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6. Line a large baking sheet with baking parchment and spray lightly with low calorie cooking spray. Shape the chickpea mixture into 24 bite-sized balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Spray lightly with low calorie cooking spray and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden and firm.
  4. Serve warm, sprinkled with paprika and the yogurt alongside to dip into
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Conclusion

As you can see from my Falafel recipe, this has been a recipe I have tweaked a few times, trying to get the flavours just right and this is my final result. Let me know your thoughts. If you are looking for other vegetarian food that you can cook, why not check out my Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bake, it is absolutely delicious and just what is needed.


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