Protein Hemp Falafels

Protein Hemp Falafels

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 35 minutes |

Falafels boosted by the superfood hero that is hemp. Magnesium, iron, fibre, Omega-3, and don’t forget protein - these are no ordinary falafels!


  • 2 x 400g tin of chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp Funktional Foods Hemp Protein powder
  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • Handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 100g hemp seeds, to coat
  • Pinch of salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 200° (fan oven)
  • Grease a baking tray with olive oil
  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor or blender, except for the chickpeas and hemp seeds
  • Pulse the ingredients to a doughy consistency
  • Season with salt and pepper to tastiness of choice
  • Get the chickpeas involved adding them to the mixture and pulsing a few times to form a chunky mix
  • Roll 1 tbsp of the falafel mixture into a ball and roll it in the hemp seeds, then place on the baking tray
  • Fill your baking tray with your protein falafel
  • Place tray into the heated oven
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until the falafel turn a golden-brown colour
  • Leave to cool for 5 minutes and enjoy your creations!

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