The Bowl of Happiness – Light and Healthy Falafel Salad Recipe for the Summer

Falafel salad bowls are an excellent plant-based meal for the whole family. Baking falafel is easy and delicious – you may want to make extra for lunch wraps and healthy snacks for the rest of the week.


Baked Falafel:
  • 1/2 cup Superb Herb coriander and lemon basil leaves
  • 2 cans Chantal Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Sea Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed
Salad Bowl:
  • Butter Bean Hummus
  • Superb Herb lemon basil leaves
  • 1 NZAvocado, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • ½ cup pitted or stuffed olives
  • 1 baby cos lettuce, shredded
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced into rings


Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 190°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

Step 2:

Add all falafel ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth, adding water if necessary. Season with salt.

Step 3:

With wet hands roll falafel into bite sized balls then place on the prepared baking tray. Press down with a fork, if you like. Drizzle with oil then bake for 30-40 minutes, until golden and crispy.

Step 4:

Divide salad bowl ingredients between 4 bowls. Top with baked falafel, extra lemon basil leaves and serve.

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