Falafel's With Creamy Tahini Sauce & Salad

Feb 10, 2023by Olivia Harper - F&F

Looking for a colourful, nutrient-packed salad? These Falafels, with Tahini Sauce and Garden Salad are a winner. We've split this recipe into 3 dinstinct sections, to help make it easier for you to follow along! We hope you enjoy. 

Vegan Rainbow SaladVegan Rainbow Salad

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Just Wholefoods Organic Falafel Mix

Just Wholefoods' falafel mix is a classic middle eastern recipe combining chickpeas, coriander, cumin and garlic. They're easy to make and pair great with pita bread and the salad of your choice. Make them into flavourful balls or patties and customise them to your taste.

You'll need:

To make:

1. Empty the sachet into a bowl and add 125ml of boiling water, 1 tbsp sunflower oil and a squeeze of lemon juice. Stir well and leave to rest uncovered for 10 minutes.

2. Shape into round balls or patties (approximately  8)

3. Fry your falafels in a little hot oil for 4-5 minutes until golden. Serve with a sprinkling of sea salt and a little more lemon juice

Tahini SauceTahini Sauce

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Garden Salad


  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped curly parsley
  • 1/2 cooked beetroot, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp flaked sea salt


  1. Toss your salad ingredients together, and dress with the lemon juice and salt
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Creamy Tahini Sauce


  • 1 tbsp hulled tahini
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • Water
  • 1/4 tsp flaked sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic


  1. In a small bowl whisk with a fork the tahini and water, the mixture will thicken up as you add water. Start slow and add small amounts of water until you have a creamy, semi-tick
  2. consistency.
  3. Add the lemon juice to the bowl and whisk until combined and slightly runny in consistency.
  4. Mix in the salt and garlic

Once you've finished putting together all 3 individual components, it's time to assemble your salad on a plate, add your baked falafels on top and drizzle your creamy tahini sauce over the dish. 

If you're someone who is sick of a boring old salad, the falafels and tahini sauce, definitely help to elevate this meal. We think it's a great dish to take to work and make everyone jealous. 

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