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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.


• 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)


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.

How To Make Vegan Lentil Burgers
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Red Lentil Kebab Recipe

After a long day’s work, you may want to prepare a simple and easy recipe for dinner. Here is a healthy and delicious red lentil kebab recipe that you can easily prepare. Lentils are edible legumes that originated from India. Red lentil kebab can be served as an appetizer, salad, or main course. It takes around 30 minutes to prepare and cook this recipe.


• 1 cup red lentil
• 1 medium grated potato
• 1 medium grated carrot
• 1 cup finely chopped cabbage
• 1 medium grated onion
• 1-inch ginger (finely chopped)
• 4 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
• 1 cup parsley (chopped)
• 1/2 cup almond flour
• Lime juice
• 1/4 tsp baking soda
• Salt to taste
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 1 tsp black pepper powder
• 1 tsp garam masala powder (optional)
• 1 tsp cayenne pepper
• 1 tsp cooking oil (for frying)
• Canola oil (for frying kebabs)


Set a frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp cooking oil.
Add grated vegetables – potato, carrot, cabbage, and onion.
Season with salt to taste.
Stir and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Remove from the heat and set aside.

Wash and drain one cup of red lentil.
Soak in water for 20-25 minutes.
Once done, drain again and add in the food processor.
Add ginger, garlic, parsley, and almond flour.
Season with salt, cumin powder, black pepper powder, cayenne pepper, and garam masala powder.
Add juice of one lime.
Grind until well combined and broken into pieces.
Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
Add the vegetable mixture and season with salt.
Mix until well combined.
Scoop a mixture and form into any shape.
Repeat with the remaining mixture.

Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Add canola oil and warm it up.
Fry each kebab for 4-5 minutes on each side or until browned.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can make bigger or smaller shapes of the kebab based on your preference.

Serve with a variety of dips.

Red Lentil Kebab Recipe
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Healthy Red Lentil Kofta Vegan Vegetarian Recipe

Red lentil kofta is a dish that originated from Turkey. It is similar to the Middle East’s dish falafel, except that the main ingredients are red lentils instead of chickpeas. It is a simple combination of red lentils, bulgur, and seasonings. It can be served as an appetizer with mayonnaise as a dip.


• 1 cup red lentil
• 1 cup fine bulgur
• 3 spring onions (chopped)
• 1 large onion (chopped)
• 1 cup Italian parsley (chopped)
• 1 teaspoon hot red pepper powder or paprika
• Salt to taste
• Crushed red pepper (optional)
• 3 cups water
• vegetable oil to fry onions


Prepare a large pot over medium-high heat.
Pour water.
Add red lentil and stir.
Cover the pot and reduce heat.
Let it cook for 25-35 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
Add the bulgur and mix.
Cover the pot and let it cook for 10 minutes or until the bulgur absorbs the water.
Remove from heat.

Prepare a saucepan over medium-high heat.
Saute onions until it turns golden brown.
Pour over the lentil and bulgur mixture.
Mix well.
Transfer to a wider dish.
Knead the mixture to make sure everything is mixed well.
Sprinkle salt, paprika, and spring onions.
Mix well.
Adjust seasonings to your taste and mix again.
Scoop the mixture and shape them into patties or snack-bites.
Fry it until golden brown.
Garnish with chopped Italian parsley.
Top it off with cumin and hot pepper powder.

Tips and ideas:

You can serve it with salad veggies and crostini.

You can prepare different kinds of dips.

Healthy Red Lentil Kofta Vegan Vegetarian Recipe
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