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Lentil Burgers

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Ingredients
  Cooked lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tamari 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Needed)
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Rolling)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
2. Line a baking sheet with greaseproof paper.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the lentils, flour, oil, tamari, spices, ½ cup wheat germ and salt.
4. Using a wooden spoon or your hands, mix the ingredients to bind them together to resemble burger mixture.
5. Divide the mixture into 4 for 6 equal portions and using oil greased hands, shape into patties of ½ inch thickness.
6. If the mixture it very sticky, add breadcrumbs.
7. In a plate combine the breadcrumbs and wheat germ.
8. Crumb the patties by rolling them on both sides in the wheat germ
9. Arrange the coated burgers on the baking sheet.

FINALIZING
10. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake the burgers for 20-30 minutes, turning them once so that they are nicely browned and crisp on both sides.

SERVING
11. You can serve the burgers between bun breads with sauces of your choice.
12. You can also serve them along with a fresh salad if you please.
13. Store them in an airtight food container in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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