Spicy Lentil Burgers

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These lentil burgers are packed with flavor and goodness.They can be served on top of hamburger bun, with some chutney or whatever your favorite toppings; or just have these tasty burgers with some fresh vegetable salad to complete a meal.

 
  
. Prep
15 min.
Cook
25 min.
Ready In
40 min.
6 servings
Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 
U.S. measurements

Ingredients

2.0large onions finely chopped
2.0each carrots finely chopped
1.0each celery stalk finely chopped
30.0ml olive oilVideo
1.0large garlic cloveVideo crushed
237.0ml lentils green or brown, cooked and well drained
2.5ml cumin ground
2.5ml coriander ground
30.0ml cilantro leaves freshly chopped
15.0ml lemon juice
2.0large eggsVideo well beaten
1.0x black pepper
1.0x flour, all-purpose

Directions

Saute the onion, carrot and celery in oil in a large saucepan for 10 minutes until soft and lightly browned, stirring from time to time.

Add the garlic, lentils, cumin, coriander, cilantro and lemon juice.

Puree in a processor until the mixture holds together. Season with pepper.

Stir in eggs, and mix until well combined.

With floured hands, shape the mixture in 10-12 flat burgers, using a palet knife. Coat the burgers with flour.

Saute the burgers in shallow oil until crisp and browned, turning them over carefully to cook the second side, about 8 minutes on each side.

Drain on paper towels and serve garnished with watercress and tomatoes.

Or place on top of toasted hamburger bun, spread some chutney, and top with the other half bun.

Serve warm.

First published: last updated: 2014-03-19

 
 
 
 
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Reviewed: over 2 years ago

Made these lentil burgers last week, and they were very tasty. All the spices made the patties packed with flavors, I had it with a hamburger bun and some papaya chutney (see link at the bottom of the page), absolutely delicious. Not only vegetarians love it, these burgers can win pretty much everyone.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 133g (4.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 28121% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 5% Iron 22%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?