Lentil Burgers

Main Dishes | Low Fat | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

There are a lot of veggie burger recipes out there, but none are as delicious or as easy-to-make.

Lentil Burgers
8
Servings
50 minutes
Total Time
$0.25
Cost per serving
Serving size:1 burger
Prep time:5 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Total time:50 minutes
Equipment:

Cutting board

Grater

Strainer or colander

Measuring cups

Medium saucepan

Measuring spoons

Skillet

Utensils:

Knife

Ingredients

1 cup dry lentils

2 cups water

3/4 cup onion, chopped

3/4 cup carrot, grated

2 cups breadcrumbs

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

Non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils and vegetables.

2. Place lentils in a colander, rinse in cold water, and drain.

3. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add lentils, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.

4. Add onion and carrots to the saucepan. Cook 15 minutes more or until lentils are tender.

5. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

6. Stir in breadcrumbs, egg, garlic powder, oregano and salt, if using.

7. Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray.  Use a ½-cup dry measuring cup to drop lentil mixture into the hot skillet.

8. Flatten into patties and cook until firm and brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.

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Ingredients

What goes in Lentil Burgers?

Garlic Powder
Garlic Powder
Carrots
Carrots
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Eggs
Eggs
Dried Brown Lentils
Dried Brown Lentils

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
200
TOTAL FAT
2.5g
SODIUM
220mg
TOTAL CARBS
35g
PROTEIN
11g
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