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Sweet Potato Falafel Salad

Sweet Potato Falafel Salad

These baked sweet potato falafels turned out crisp and delicious! They're simple to make and can be served in a number of ways. Try serving over lettuce with a yogurt cilantro dressing, by itself, or in a sandwich with pita pockets!

sweet potato falafel salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Peel and chop the sweet potato. Roast at 425 degrees F for 30-35 minutes
  2. Once the sweet potato is cooked, combine the chickpeas, roasted sweet potato, cumin, lemon, turmeric, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor and pulse until the ingredients are combined. If you don't have a food processor, mash the ingredients by hand until combined
  3. Form the falafel mixture into small ball shapes and roast at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes
  4. Serve immediately over a bed of lettuce and drizzle a dressing over the top. Serve with any other salad add ins you like, such as red onion, kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumber, etc.