falafel patties in a buddha bowl with jalapeño CREAM SAUCE

Falafel Bowls with Jalapeño Cream Sauce

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


This cozy Falafel Bowl features homemade baked falafel, roasted vegetables and a delicious Jalapeño Cream Sauce. Healthy, satisfying and easy to prep!



Roasted Vegetables:

  • 1 lbs cauliflower, chopped (450g)
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced (300g)
  • 1 large onion, quartered (200g)
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, optional

Creamy Jalapeño Sauce:

Falafel Bowl

  • 1 Batch of Easy Baked Falafel, prepped and ready to use
  • 3 cups spinach
  • Optional: grape tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, avocado, lemon juice, nuts or seeds to top 


Roasted Vegetables: 

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Peel and diagonally slice the carrots. Chop the cauliflower into bite sized florets. Quarter the onion. Add all the vegetables to a baking pan and toss with olive oil, cumin, salt and pepper. Bake for 25-30 minutes mixing the vegetables at the half way mark. Remove from the oven and set aside. 

Creamy Jalapeño Sauce: 

  1. While waiting for the vegetables to roast, prepare the sauce by adding in all the ingredients into a blender and blending until smooth and creamy. Add more non-dairy milk as needed to reach your desired consistency. 

Falafel Bowl Assembly:

  1. Add spinach, roasted vegetables, falafel and grape tomatoes in to bowls. Top with optional cilantro, parsley, nuts, seeds and avocado. Drizzle with creamy jalapeño sauce and devour. 


  • Helpful Equipment: baking tray, blender, turner 
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer) based on 2 tbsp of Jalapeño cream sauce excluding optional add-ins. 
  • Category: entree
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 455
  • Sugar: 17.6g
  • Sodium: 834mg
  • Fat: 9.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.8g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 76.6g
  • Fiber: 18.7g
  • Protein: 22.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: falafel bowls, bliss bowls, buddha bowls, Jalapeño cream sauce