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Falafel Bowls

5 from 1 vote


  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 15 oz chickpeas canned, drained
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 cucumber diced
  • 2 cups tomatoes diced


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  • Cook the rice according to package instructions.
  • Add chickpeas, onion, garlic, oil, lemon juice, cumin, baking powder and flour into a food processor and pulse until just combined. 
  • Scoop spoonfuls of mixture out and form into small patties; you should get about 15. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet Bake 10-12 minutes, flip patties and bake for another 10-12 minutes or until falafel are golden and cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, combine the cucumber, tomato and onion in a medium-sized bowl.
  • When falafels are done cooking, assemble bowls with brown rice, cucumber salad and falafels. Top with hummus and tzatziki! Enjoy
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