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Spiced Peanut & Harissa Falafel With Salad

Spiced Peanut & Harissa Falafel With Salad

Rating
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(451 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Israeli

To create these nourishing, plant-based falafel, you'll use peanut butter to bind the mixture for a fabulously satisfying taste and texture, while harissa will add a tempting warmth. Roast them alongside cubed sweet potato and serve with a spinach & cherry tomato salad! (Dairy-free: see our FAQs for details).

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Israeli

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Harissa-paste
1 harissa paste sachet (40g)
Lemon
1 lemon
Panko breadcrumbs edit
30g panko breadcrumbs †
Peanut-butter
26g peanut butter †
Chickpeas
1 can of chickpeas
Baby-spinach
80g spinach
honey-pot
25g agave nectar
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
Cherry-tomatoes
125g cherry tomatoes
Pumpkin Seeds
30g pumpkin seeds
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
Soy-sauce-sachet
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml) †
sweet-potato
200g sweet potatoes
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
You Will Need
Food processor, olive oil, pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 harissa paste sachet (40g)
  • 1 lemon
  • 30g panko breadcrumbs<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 26g peanut butter<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 can of chickpeas (400g)
  • 80g baby leaf spinach
  • 1 agave nectar pot (25g)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bag of pumpkin seeds (30g)
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 498 kJ
120 kcal
2299 kJ
553 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.3 g
0.6 g
19.6 g
2.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16.1 g
4.6 g
74.5 g
21.2 g
Fibre 3.4 g 15.6 g
Protein 4.9 g 22.6 g
Salt 0.38 g 1.77 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 harissa paste sachet (40g)
water, tomato paste, red pepper puree (9%), sugar, salt, garlic puree, ground cayenne pepper, rapeseed oil, dried red chilli flakes (2%), white wine vinegar, lime juice concentrate, acidity regulator: citric acid, ground star anise, ground cumin, ground coriander, pure olive oil, stabiliser: xanthan gum, preservative: potassium sorbate
1 lemon
lemon
30g panko breadcrumbs
wheat flour (gluten), sugar, salt, yeast
26g peanut butter
roasted peanut 100%
1 can of chickpeas (400g)
chickpeas, water, salt, ascorbic acid
80g baby leaf spinach
spinach
1 agave nectar pot (25g)
agave nectar
1 garlic clove
garlic
125g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
1 bag of pumpkin seeds (30g)
pumpkin seeds
1 spring onion
spring onion
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
water, soy bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
1 medium sweet potato
sweet potato
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, peanut, soya)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 180°C (fan)/ 400°F/ Gas 6

Drain the chickpeas

Add the drained chickpeas, panko breadcrumbs, harissa paste, peanut butter, ground cumin and a very generous pinch of salt to a food processor and blitz until smooth

Tip: if you don't have a processor, mash everything with a potato masher until smooth

2 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Divide the chickpea mixture into 10 [20] portions and shape them into falafel balls

Add the falafel balls to one side of an oiled baking tray

3 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Chop the sweet potatoes (skins on) into small bite-sized cubes

 

4 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Add the sweet potato cubes to the falafel baking tray 

Drizzle the falafel and sweet potato cubes with vegetable oil and season with a pinch of salt

Put the tray in the oven for 20-25 min or until the sweet potatoes and falafel are soft and starting to brown

Tip: gently turn the falafel and potato halfway through so they cook evenly

5 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Meanwhile, slice the lemon[s] into wedges

Peel and grate the garlic 

Combine the soy sauce, grated garlic (Don't like raw garlic? Go easy!), the juice of 1/2 [1] lemon, agave nectar, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper – this is your lemon dressing

6 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Trim and slice the spring onion[s] finely

Halve the cherry tomatoes

7 Peanut & Harissa Falafel Salad

Wash, then pat the baby leaf spinach dry

Once the falafel and sweet potato cubes are ready, drizzle the spinach with the lemon dressing and give everything a really good mix up

Tip: use clean hands to toss the salad to make sure every leaf is coated!

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Divide the dressed spinach between bowls and top with the cherry tomato halves, sweet potato and falafel 

Garnish with the sliced spring onion, pumpkin seeds and a lemon wedge

Enjoy!

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