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Spicy Lentil Burgers


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.













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium


2 large onions
finely chopped
2 each carrots
finely chopped
1 each celery stalks
finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large garlic cloves
1 cup lentils
green or brown, cooked and well drained
½ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon coriander
6 teaspoons cilantro
freshly chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 large eggs
well beaten
1 x black pepper
1 x all-purpose flour


Sauté 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.

Purée 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 to 12 flat burgers, using a palet knife. Coat the burgers with flour.

Sauté 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.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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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?


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