Kale and Jalapeño Falafel

This crisp and golden Kale and Jalapeño falafel recipe is great for falafel pita lunches, protein packed falafel salad toppings, or on it's own as a delicious vegetarian meal.


Ingredients
For the Falafel
4
cups
cooked garbanzo beans
2
tablespoons
Olive Oil
3/4
cup
chopped yellow onion
3
cloves
garlic, chopped
1/4
cup
packed parsley, chopped
1
teaspoon
cumin
1
teaspoon
jalapeño pepper flakes
1
cup
packed kale
1
tablespoon
ground coriander
1 1/2
tablespoons
fresh lemon juice
1/4
cup
all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon
salt
1
teaspoon
fresh cracked black pepper
For the Garlic Jalapeno Dressing
1/2
cup
crème fraîche
1
tablespoon
minced jalapeño
1
tablespoon
chopped parsley
1
teaspoon
fresh lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon
salt
Directions
Combine all ingredients for falafel in a food processor. Pulse until a grainy paste forms.
Pour an inch of oil in frying pan on medium heat.
Make 2 inch wide and 1/2 inch thick patties out of falafel dough.
Fry falafel in batches, 2-3 minutes per side, until crisp and golden on both sides.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine crème fraîche with jalapeño, parsley, lemon juice and salt. Serve falafel hot alongside Garlic Jalapeño dressing.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 16
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