Spicy Green Lentil Burgers have lots of texture, wonderful flavor enhanced with the spices and one of the best veggie combinations you could ask for.
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Spicy Green Lentil Burgers

Spicy Green Lentil Burgers is one of the best veggie combinations you could ask for
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Sandwiches
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 Burgers
Calories 289kcal
Author Ginny McMeans

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green lentils dried
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped in a processor
  • 3/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pepitas you could use sunflower kernels to
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed Meal and 3 tablespoons water, mimics and egg
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons tamari, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil for frying the 'burgers'

Instructions

Cook the lentils:

  • Put 2 cups water and 1 cup dried lentils in a large saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Turn down the heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Drain the liquid off of the lentils.
  • Set the lentils aside.

Now for the rest:

  • Mix the flaxseed meal with the water and set aside so that it can gel a bit.
  • In a large bowl add the cooked lentils, the flax seed meal mixture and the remainder of the ingredients. Mix well.
  • Form the patties so that they will fit the shape of the buns that you have.
  • If the pattys seem to moist and won't hold their shape well enough add more breadcrumbs. You can use 1/4 cup of panko also.
  • Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and cook the lentil patties on each side.
  • Spread your buns with all of your favorite condiments and add lettuce and onion of your choice too.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Burger | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 658mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1790IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 4.2mg