Chickpea Lentil Balls
"Vegan meatballs. 🌱 Easy to make - served with flatbread, cucumber, hummus, parsley and chili. Made together with 🍴"
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 3


  • 1 1/ 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 3 1/ 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon harissa, powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ras el Hanout
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1/ 4 cup olive oil
  • 1/ 2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/ 4 cup buckwheat flour, or other flour if not gluten free
  • Pita, for serving, gluten free if needed
  • Hummus, for serving
  • Cucumber, sliced into ribbons, for serving


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

  • Step 2

    Pulse all ingredients in a small food processor. Once a smoother dough comes together, form the dough into small round balls.

  • Step 3

    Place on a baking sheet and bake 10 minutes on each side. If you want them more crispy, then cook on a pan with some olive oil a few minutes.

  • Step 4

    To serve, spread hummus on pita, add cucumber ribbons and chickpea lentil balls.