Spinach Falafel With Sesame Mangetout Salad

Spinach falafel with sesame mangetout salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Our low-fat and low-calorie falafel takes a spinach twist in this easy recipe. Accompany your homemade falafel with a fresh mange tout salad for a healthy, feel-good meal.



  • chickpeas 400g tin, drained
  • baby spinach leaves 100g, wilted and drained
  • garlic 1 clove, roughly chopped
  • curry powder 1 tsp
  • plain flour 2 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • rice vinegar 1 tbsp
  • sesame oil
  • sesame seeds 2 tsp
  • mangetout 200g, julienned
  • carrot 1, julienned
  • red onion ½ finely diced
  • tahini 2 tsp
  • natural yoghurt 2 tbsp
  • lemon ½ juiced


  • Step 1

    Pulse the chickpeas, spinach, garlic, curry powder, flour and some seasoning in a food processor. Form into patties. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook until golden on both sides. Whisk the soy, vinegar, 1 tsp sesame oil and sesame seeds together, mix in the mangetout, carrot and onion. Mix the tahini, yoghurt and lemon juice then drizzle over the falafel and salad.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 320
  • Fat 14.1g
  • Carbs 31g
  • Fibre 11g
  • Protein 17.2g
  • Salt 2.3g