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Falafel Flatbread - Amazing Vegan Flatbread Recipe

Falafel flatbread is a vegan and gluten-free bread made from a blend of herbs, vegetables, and chickpeas. It's a unique take on a traditional flatbread that's bursting with fresh and savory Mediterranean flavors. Just slice it into pieces and find out how versatile it is in the video above!
Prep Time: 45 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Falafel, Falafel flatbread, Falafel Recipe, flatbread
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried chickpeas soaked overnight (don't use canned chickpeas)
  • 1/2 cup onion roughly chopped
  • 1 cup parsley roughly chopped (about a one large bunch)
  • 1 cup cilantro roughly chopped (about a one large bunch)
  • 1 small green chile pepper serrano or jalapeno pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  • The night before, soak the dried chickpeas in water. Make sure the water covers the chickpeas by 2-3 inches, as they'll triple in size.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas and add them to your food processor. 
  • Add the onion, parsley, cilantro, pepper, garlic, cumin, salt, cardamom, black pepper, and baking soda to the food processor and pulse several times until it the texture becomes a fine grain. Then transfer the falafel mixture to a large mixing bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Take the mixture out of the fridge and add the chickpea flour, water, and olive oil. Mix everything together with your hands until well combined.
  • Flatten the falafel mixture onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Gently press down with your hands to flatten.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Let the flatbread cool for about 10 minutes. Then slice it into individual pieces.

Video

Notes

  • This recipe creates a 10.5 x 15 inch flatbread. 

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 335mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 713IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg