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Falafel Pitta Lunch Bowl

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Fresh and healthy Falafel Pitta Lunch Bowl – a super easy vegan lunch idea that’s bursting with flavour and really quick to make!

This is one of my favourite go-to easy healthy lunch recipes.

It’s super quick to make and it’s totally portable so if you’re at work – pack it in a lunchbox and take it to eat on the go.

falafel pitta with salad and yogurt dip

How to make falafel pitta lunch bowl

falafel pitta lunch bowl

We often cheat with this recipe and buy ready to eat falafel I love the Birds Eye frozen falafel – they’re really handy to keep in the freezer and you can just cook the quantity you need.

Or you can make your own – it’s easy! The Easy Vegan Falafel recipe from Loving it Vegan is super tasty and simple to cook.

Falafel Pitta Bowl Ingredients

  • 1 Litte Gem Lettuce – shredded
  • 1/2 cup cucumber slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 Carrot – grated
  • 1 Red Pepper – sliced
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt – choose vegan yogurt if making this recipe vegan
  • 2 tsp Chopped Mint
  • 1/4 cup Black Olives – pitted
  • 10 falafel
  • 2 Pitta Breads

How to make falafel pitta bowls

  • Fill up the lunch bowl – add lettuce, cucumber, peppers, cabbage, carrots and olives.
  • Mix up the Greek yogurt with the chopped mint – add a spoonful to each bowl.
  • Toast the pitta breads and slice into strips – add to the bowls.
  • Put the falafel in the bowls.

How to make Falafel Pitta Sandwich

If you don’t fancy a lunch bowl – then get yourself some large pitta breads (or even flatbreads) toast then split open and fill with the falafel and salad ingredients – topping with minty yogurt dressing.

falafel pitta lunch bowl

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Make a vegan lunch bowl your way

Throwing together a vegan lunch bowl is super easy – you could try….

  • serving with wild rice or couscous.
  • adding in a sprinkling of toasted nuts or seeds
  • add in some roast veggies – try sweet potatoes or beets.

Get lots of fresh and healthy salad recipes here

Beetroot hummus with sweet chilli kick served with charcoal and rye cracker bread and italian breadsticks.

More easy vegan lunch ideas to try

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Yield: Serves 2

Falafel Pitta Lunch Bowl

falafel pitta with salad and yogurt dip

Super easy vegan lunch idea

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Litte Gem Lettuce – shredded
  • 1/4 cup cucumber slices 
  • 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 Carrot – grated
  • 1 Red Pepper – sliced
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt – choose vegan yogurt if making this recipe vegan
  • 2 tsp Chopped Mint
  • 1/4 cup Black Olives – pitted
  • 10 falafel balls 
  • 2 Pitta Breads

Instructions

  1. Fill up the lunch bowl – add lettuce, cucumber, peppers, cabbage, carrots and olives.
  2. Mix up the Greek yogurt with the chopped mint – add a spoonful to each bowl.
  3. Toast the pitta breads and slice into strips – add to the bowls.
  4. Put the falfel in the bowls.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 716Total Fat: 41gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 35gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 685mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 9gSugar: 18gProtein: 18g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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