Beetroot Falafels

Beetroot is a good source of frolic acid, fibre, manganese and potasium. Make these ahead of time for a perfect snack on the go.



Prep Time:

5 min


25 mins

Good For:



  • 30g olive oil

  • 80g onion

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 250g beetroot

  • 230g canned chickpeas

  • 1 heaped tsp ground cumin

  • 1 heaped tsp ground coriander

  • 1 handful fresh coriander, stalk included

  • 1tsp table salt

  • 150g wholemeal breadcrumb

  • 1 egg

  • Coconut oil

    For the yogurt dip

  • 200g Greek yogurt

  • 1 garlic clove

  • Lemon juice

  • 20g extra virgin olive oil

To serve

  • Cabbage or spinach salad

  • Finely diced radishes

  • Diced cucumber


 1- Place cucumber in mixing bowl dice 5 sec/ speed 4 then set aside

2- Place cabbage in mixing bowl and shred 10 sec/speed 5 then set aside

3- Place 250g of fresh Beetroot in mixing then grate 5 sec /speed 5, set aside

4- Add olive oil, garlic and onion in mixing bowl chop 7 sec/ speed 5, scrape sides of bowl with spatula then sauté 3 min/120°C /speed 1

5- Add 200g chickpeas, cumin, coriander, breadcrumbs, egg then blend 10 sec/speed 6

6-Add left over chickpeas and beetroot stir 2 sec/reverse speed 3, Preheat oven to 180°C/ 350°F/ gas mark 4 Turn out the mixture into a bowl, then using your hands, form the mixture into golf-size balls and place them on a baking tray

7- A couple of teaspoons of coconut oil into the bottom of roasting tin, then place it in the oven for 5 minutes until the oil has melted. Add the falafels making sure not to overcrowd the tray (you wan them to bake rather than steam)

8- Bake the falafels for 15 min then remove and turn them over, adding more oil if need be. Bake for another 10 min. Remove and leave to cool

9- Assemble your wraps with salad leaves, fresh coriander, sliced radishes, give the yogurt dip a glug of olive oil when you’re ready to serve the wraps

For the yogurt dip

Chop garlic by placing garlic in mixing bowl ideally on running blades 3 sec/speed7

Add all other ingredients mix 20 sec/ speed 3