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Raw Carrot Falafel


Recipe by Choosing Raw Cookbook

  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrot, squeezed firmly between paper towels to remove excess moisture
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp flax meal
  • 1/4 cup fresh curly parsley
  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Grind the sesame seeds and sea salt in a food processor until finely ground.
  • Add the carrot, garlic, lemon, cumin, if using, and flax, along with 1⁄3 cup of water.
  • Process until the mixture is smooth.
  • Add the parsley to the processor and pulse to combine.
  • Shape the mixture into twelve small patties.
  • Bake the falafel for 15 minutes.
  • Flip and cook for another 10 minutes, or until golden brown on both sides.
  • Enjoy falafel by themselves, or on top of a bowl or salad as pictured!

Serving Size
4 servings

Posted To: Entree, Vegetarian