Lentil Veggie Burgers

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

Scared to try a veggie burger? This one will make you a believer. Packed with lentils and healthy veggies, we promise you will never even miss the meat.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 burger)
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Recipe Time

Total: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Protein: 18g
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Fiber: 9.9g
  • Sodium: 569mg
  • Cholesterol: 2.5mg


  • 2 cups cooked lentils*
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup cooked chopped greens, such as spinach or kale
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Burger fixings, such as lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes, pickles, and onions, and ketchup and mustard


  1. 1. Mix all ingredients except the oil and fixings together in a medium bowl. Form into 4 patties. Chill at least 20 minutes and up to 1 day, covered.
  2. 2. Heat oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Cook burgers, turning only once, until browned and hot inside, about 5 minutes total.
  3. 3. Serve each patty with fixings.
  4. *Find cooked lentils in vacuum packs at Trader Joe's or other well-stocked grocery stores.
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