These were absolutely delicious but did not form solid patties - would have been impossible to eat on a bun, but were good with a fork and grilled onions on top. The only change I made to the recipe was using panko instead of bread crumbs - maybe that made a difference?
Lentil Veggie Burgers
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.
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- 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. 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. 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. Serve each patty with fixings.
- *Find cooked lentils in vacuum packs at Trader Joe's or other well-stocked grocery stores.
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