This Baked Falafel Salad is perfect for lunch or dinner. It is very easy to make and the falafels are gluten-free, oil-free and delicious.
Easy Mexican Salad with Falafels
Summer is coming and there is nothing like a delicious fresh rainbow salad with oven-baked falafels and avocado dressing, right?
I absolutely love falafels but I find that the store-bought ones are always very dry and contain a lot of unnecessary oil, this is why I prefer to make my own. Making you own falafels is very easy and you get to put the exact ingredients you want.
Rainbow Salad Packed with Nutrients
The color of your food can tell a lot about its nutritional value and eating a variety of colors from whole plant foods is one sure method to get as many vitamins and minerals as possible.
This rainbow salad is filled with arugula, bell peppers, sweet corn, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, kidney beans and quinoa. Therefore, it is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, complex carbs, protein and healthy fats thanks to the avocado dressing.
If you don’t have all these vegetables, feel free to adjust the recipe.
Vegan, Oil-Free, Homemade Baked Falafels with Avocado Dressing
The falafels I made with this salad are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, spicy, delicious and not too dry. They are very healthy and rich in protein, and will keep you full for a long time.
I am also going to share with you the recipe for a very easy avocado dressing which will make the salad a complete meal and provide you with healthy fats. You simply have to put all the ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
I personally use the Tribest Personal Blender which works great, but you can use any high-speed blender you like.
If you don’t have a blender you can also mash the avocado with a fork, dice the garlic, add the other ingredients and whisk everything together, but the dressing won’t be as smooth.
I hope you will enjoy this vegan salad with baked falafels! It is:
- Perfect for summer
- Packed with nutrients
- Very tasty
- Rich in protein
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More Vegan Recipes for Lunch or Dinner:
- 2-Ingredient Flaxseed Tortillas
- Coconut Curry Lentil Dhal
- Vegan Zucchini and Potato Gratin
- Coconut Veggie Curry
For the salad:
For the falafels (makes 13):
For the avocado dressing:
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