Keto Falafels

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Keto Falafels

A completely vegetarian, vegan and Keto recipe!

(Almost) No carbs here!

Keto Falafels

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 539kcal


  • 8 oz. mushrooms sliced
  • ½ cup light olive oil divided
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ¾ cup vegan unflavored protein powder pea protein
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seed
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Heat a large dry frying pan and roast the almonds and pumpkin seeds until lightly browned and fragrant. Put them in a food processor and pulse for a couple of minutes.
  • Fry the mushrooms in a large frying pan in ⅓ of the olive oil until soft and moist. Add the mushrooms, and the remaining oil to the food processor, together with the rest of the ingredients. Mix for a couple of minutes. Let sit for about 5 minutes.
  • Shape the mixture into 1½ inch (4 cm) balls. Place the balls on a baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until crispy. Serve warm, together with the side dish of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Falafels
Amount Per Serving
Calories 539 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 793mg34%
Potassium 440mg13%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 168IU3%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.