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Baked Falafel Tater Tots

Flavorful and healthy baked falafel tater tots recipe with tahini dressing. The perfect party appetizer. Low FODMAP, vegan and gluten free!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Low Fodmap
Keyword: chickpeas, falafel, potatoes, tater tots
Servings: 20 tater tots

Ingredients

  • 8,5 oz | 2 medium | 244 gr. potatoes
  • 1/2 cup | 84 gr. canned chickpeas drained
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin

Tahini Sauce

  • 2 tbsp | 40 gr sesame paste (tahini)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp water

Instructions

  • Boil the potatoes in a large pot with boiling water and cook for 20-30 minutes, until fork tender. Drain and let potatoes cool until they are comfortable to handle.
  • Grate potatoes on the large side of a box grater and put into a large bowl.
  • Roughly pulse the chickpeas and place them into the bowl with the potatoes. Add the salt, cumin, lemon juice and parsley and mix everything together with your hands.
  • Adding 1 tablespoon of the mixture at a time, gently use your hands to form small “tot” shaped cylinders. Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Repeat until mixture has ended (makes approximately 20 tater tots).
  • Set in fridge to firm up and preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC
  • Brush or sprinkle the top of each tater tot with a small amount of olive oil. Bake tater tots until crispy, golden brown, about 30 minutes, flipping halfway though.
  • Serve with low FODMAP ketchup or…

Tahini Sauce

  • In a small bowl, mix sesame paste, salt and lemon juice with a spoon until it thickens.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time and mix until well incorporated. For thinner sauce, add more water.
  • Refrigerate until serving (the sauce will thicken a bit)

Notes

Low FODMAP safe serving:
- 1/4 cup (42 gr.) canned chickpeas
- 1 medium (122 gr.) potato
- 1 tbsp (20 gr.) tahini paste
So you can eat up to half of the tater tots and of the tahini sauce.