Crispy Black Lentil Falafel Bites

Course Appetizers / Snacks, Entrees
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Lentils
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion Mediterranean Diet
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving, 300 calories or less, 7g+ protein
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 1/3 cups lentils black; cooked and cooled
  • 1/2 tsp cumin ground
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or your preferred oil)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking tray with parchment paper
  2. Combine all ingredients in food processor (make sure lentils are steaming out) and pulse until well combined, you want there to be some chunks of lentils but not too many!
  3. Using a ΒΌ cup measuring spoon or your hands, form into small patties and add to baking tray
  4. Bake in oven for about 20 minutes, flipping half way through
  5. Enjoy with your favorite greek salad or make a falafel sandwich!