Edamame falafel with roasted veg

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By swapping the traditional chickpeas for soybeans you almost halve the carbohydrate content in these falafels. Traditionally deep-fried falafels can be quite high in saturated fat so these are baked and served with a fat-free dip and roasted vegetables.

This meal is low calorie and if served as four portions provides 363 kcal, 25.5g protein, 30g carbohydrate (of which 10g sugars), 15.5g fat (of which 1.5g saturates), 11g fibre and 0.3g salt per portion.

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For the falafels

For the vegetables

For the dip

  • cucumber, roughly peeled, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • 100g/3½oz fat-free Greek yoghurt
  • 1 lemon, juice of ½, remainder cut into wedges for serving
  • small handful mint, leaves shredded