Sweet Potato Sundried Tomato Chilli Falafels


Sweet potato sundried tomato chilli falafels

These sweet potato, sun dried tomato chilli falafels are tasty, quick and easy to make, gluten free and high in protein!


  1. 400g can of cooked chickpeas, drained
  2. 300g sweet potatoes
  3. 1/2-3/4 tsp dried chillies (depending on personal taste)
  4. 2 tbsp Pulsin soya protein powder
  5. 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  6. 5 tbsp chopped herbs: basil, coriander, parsley and basil work well
  7. If you like things spicier, add 1 tsp ground cumin and 1 tsp ground coriander
  8. 1 red onion
  9. 50g sundried tomatoes
  10. 3 tbsp ground flaxseed
  11. 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  12. 1 tbsp tahini
  13. Salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel the sweet potatoes and red onion and cut roughly. Place these into a blender or food processor along with the ground flaxseed and blitz to form coarse pieces. (this will give the falafels some texture).
  • Pour contents into a bowl. Stir in the crushed garlic cloves.
  • Put the drained cooked chickpeas, sundried tomatoes, chillies, tahini, lemon juice & protein powder into the blender or food processor (no need to wash from the sweet potato mixture), and whizz well to form a stiff paste.
  • Combine the sweet potato mixture and chick pea mixture together. Stir in the chopped herbs of choice. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Shape into balls using your hands and then flatten into patties. Chill for at least 20 mins before pan-frying in coconut oil for 8 mins on each side.



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