Tuck into delicious falafel dumplings with added oats as a great lunch or post-training meal. Oats are a great source of fibre and eating them regularly can help to lower cholesterol. Not only that, they also help you to feel fuller for longer.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
- 6 tbsp rapeseed oil
- 2 medium onions, finely chopped
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 2 x 410g cans chickpeas, drained
- 1 x 20g pack coriander
- 100g oats
- 600ml passata with onion and garlic
1 Heat 2 tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry the onions for 4-5 minutes until golden, add the cumin and cook for 1 minute.
2 Place in a food processor with the chickpeas, coriander, 2 tbsp oil and seasoning and mix to a coarse purée. Stir in the oats, divide into 16 and mould into balls.
3 Heat the remaining oil in the frying pan and fry the dumplings for 3 minutes, remove and keep warm.
4 Add the passata to the pan with 200ml water and bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Pour the sauce over the dumplings and serve.
Top tip: You can also serve the dumplings cold with a soured cream and chive dip.
Saturated fat 1.22g
Many thanks to wholegraingoodness.com for providing this recipe.