How To Make Vegan Lentil Burgers

Lentils are edible legumes that are rich in iron and are a great source of protein. In this recipe, lentils will form the base of patties for vegan lentil burgers. You can serve them with salsa, potato fries, or vegetable salad. This recipe makes ten patties.

Ingredients:

• 8 oz lentils (boiled)
• 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
• 1 medium carrot (grated)
• 1 small beet (grated)
• 2 garlic cloves (minced)
• 2 tbsp parsley (chopped)
• 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
• 2 scallion (chopped)
• 1 tsp lime or lemon zest
• 1 tbsp lime juice
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 2 tbsp olive oil (for frying)

Instructions:

Divide the boiled lentils.
Keep half of the boiled lentils in a mixing bowl.
Place half of the boiled lentils in a food processor and puree it.
Add the pureed lentils back into the mixing bowl.
Add other ingredients – breadcrumbs, grated carrot and beet, minced garlic, chopped parsley, cilantro, and scallion.
Season with lime zest, lime juice, cumin powder, salt, and pepper to taste.
Mix well.
Form patties from the mixture.
The mixture should make ten patties.
Put them in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

Set a frying pan over medium flame.
Add olive oil and heat it.
Fry the patties for about 5-6 minutes on each side or until browned.
Serve with salsa or serve in a sandwich.
Enjoy!

How To Make Vegan Lentil Burgers
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SacpOrLFG6g

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