healthy baked falafel

Oven Baked Falafel

Serves: 4

-2 cans garbanzo beans ( 16oz.cans)
-1 Tablespoons olive oil 
0olive oil- for brushing tops of falafels
-¼ cup chopped onion
-2 cloves garlic, peeled
-2 teaspoons ground cumin
-1 teaspoon ground coriander
-¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
-Salt, to taste
-Black pepper, to taste
-1 Tablespoon lemon juice
-½ cup chopped fresh parsley
-feta cheese, crumbled for topping
-Hummus or Tzatziki for topping
1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease a baking sheet with 1 Tablespoon oil
Drain and Rinse the garbanzos.

2. Combine garbanzos, oil, onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, cayenne, salt, pepper, lemon juice in a food processor. Pulse until everything is finely minced (but not pureed), scraping down the sides as necessary. Fold in chopped parsley.
3. Form the mixture into 12 balls and place onto prepared cooking sheet. Flatten the balls into ½ inch thick patties. Brush the tops of the patties with olive oil.

4. Bake 10-15 min on each side.
5. Top with some crumbled feta cheese and a dollop of Hummus or Tzatziki.