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Meat substitute: Vegan Falafel

Vegan Falafel

A Falafel dish consists of balls filled with chickpeas as a base. The Falafel originates from the Middle East but has also become a well-known product in Europe. The Falafel spice mix makes for a spicy taste and the combination of legumes and vegetables makes it a delicious vegan snack. A vegan Falafel ball weighs approximately 17 grams.

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Ingredients

52% chickpeas, vegetables (courgette, carrot, onion), water, wheat flour, sunflower oil, parsley, herbs and spices, salt, thickener (E461), coriander, vegetable proteins (wheat gluten). Produced in a facility that processes peanuts and nuts.

Nutrition value

per 100g
  • Energy 683 kJ / 163 kCal
  • Fat, of which 5.6 g
  • Saturates 1.2 g
  • Mono-unsaturated 2.1 g
  • Poly-unsaturated 2.0 g
  • Carbohydrate 17.4 g
  • Sugar 2.1 g
  • Fibre 8.5 g
  • Protein 6.6 g
  • Salt 1.55 g
  • Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).
* Recommended Daily Intake.

Method of preparation

Frying pan: 3 minutes on moderate heat. Stir every now and then. Oven: ± 8 minutes at 180°C. Turn once. Microwave: 1 minute on 900W. Deep fryer: 3 minutes at 180°C, defrosted.

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