A healthy greens falafel recipe bu nutritionist Jennifer Medhurst

Greens Falafel

May 6, 2021
Serves: Makes about 10-12 falafel Cooks In: 30 mins
  1. Pop the oven on at 190C (370F)
  2. Add the collard greens, chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, and a healthy pinch each salt and pepper to a food processor and combine.
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  4. Once well incorporated, transfer to a mixing bowl and stir in oat flour a little bit at a time until the mixture is thick enough to handle – about 3-4 tbsp
  5. Form the mixture into evenly sized balls and place on a lined baking tray.
  6. Pop in the oven for about 20 minutes, turning after 10 minutes, cook until they have started to golden brown on both sides, and are cooked through.
  7. Serve with a roasted vegetable salad and sweat potato paprika wedges.


  • 1 large handful of collard greens, roughly chopped
  • Small handful of parsley, roughly chopped
  • Small handful of coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1x 425-g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsptahini
  • 1 tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1/2tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 22g (1/4 cup) oat flour, (ground from gluten-free oats)