Air-Fryer Falafel Tips
Why did my falafel fall apart in the air fryer?
Your falafel could be falling apart because the mixture wasn’t pulsed long enough in the food processor, leaving the pieces too large to bind together. Make sure you blend until the mixture is the texture of coarse meal. Here are more air-fryer cooking tips
for the best results.
How do you reheat falafel in the air fryer?
Reheat falafel at 375°F in the air fryer for about 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through and crispy. If you’d like to make this falafel recipe ahead of time, you can place the uncooked falafel on a sheet tray and freeze them. Once frozen, put them in a freezer-safe container or bag and place them back in the freezer. They will last up to 6 months frozen.
What do you serve with air-fryer falafel?
Falafel can be served a number of ways including in a pita, on a salad or in lettuce wraps. Toppings that pair especially well with falafel include cucumbers, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomatoes and tabouleh
. Or, try putting falafel on this gyro salad with tzatziki dressing
. There are several sauces that go well with falafel, like hummus
, garlic sauce and tzatziki.
, Taste of Home Associate Culinary Producer
Air Fryer Cook Times
In our testing, we find cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we give wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.
4 pieces: 144 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 762mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 16g fiber), 9g protein.