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Vegan Lentil Burgers

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These patties are super nutritious and loaded in flavor. You can go ahead and serve them as a sandwich if you would like. I served them topped with Bolivian salsa – llajwa – and a salad. Whatever you decide, I think you will love them.
  Lentil 8 Ounce, boiled
  Bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, grated
  Raw beet 1 Small, grated
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Scallion 2 Medium, chopped
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Regular salt 3 Teaspoon, divided (2- PATTIES; 1- LLAJWA)
  Roma tomato 4 Small, peeled (FOR LLAJWA)
  Jalapeno pepper 1 Large, seeded, membrane removed (locoto, jalapeno or Serrano , FOR LLAJWA)
  Cilantro sprigs/Parsley/ mint 5 Medium (FOR LLAJWA)

1. In a food processor place 2/3 of the cooked lentils and puree.
2. Place it in a bowl with all of the other ingredients – except the olive oil. Mix well.
3. Make 10 patties and refrigerate them for about 30 minutes.
4. LLAJWA: In a food processor put all ingredients and process until smooth but not liquid (Use as a topping for your burger or as a salsa with some bread and butter).

5. Heat a skillet with the olive oil.
6. Fry the patties, at medium heat, until browned for about 5 minutes.
7. Flip and cook for another 5 minutes or until the other side browns as well.

8. In as serving plate, serve the patties in a sandwich or with a salad. It can be topped it with llajwa – Bolivian salsa or any other topping of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 158 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.4%

Saturated Fat 0.49 g2.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 629.3 mg26.2%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 9 g17.6%

Vitamin A 42.7% Vitamin C 26.9%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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