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Healthy Sweet Potato Falafels Sandwich

Sweet Potato Falafel Balls in Veggie Loaded Pita

You’re going to love this healthy twist on the classic falafel. These grain-free Baked Sweet Potato Falafel Balls are also made with only 5 ingredients!

Course Main, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword baked sweet potato falafel
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 balls
Calories 69 kcal


  • 1 large sweet potato steamed or baked then mashed
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed or 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice about 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • Optional: 2 Tbsp finely chopped and packed cilantro or parsley we prefer cilantro. You can also roll the falafels in sesame seeds or drizzle with olive oil before cooking.


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Mix all ingredients together and roll into 1 Tbsp balls. Flatten a bit on a parchment line baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes flipping half way.