Spicy Lentil Burgers (#1090)

Serves
Ready
6
40
Minutes
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
25
Minutes
Categories
Burgers Beef Vegetarian Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 2 large Onions finely chopped
  • 2 Carrots finely chopped
  • 1 Celery Stalks finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 large Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 1 cup Lentils green or brown, cooked and well drained
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin ground
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander ground
  • 6 tsp Cilantro freshly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 large Eggs well beaten
  • 1 Black Pepper
  • 1 All-Purpose Flour

Directions

  1. Sauté the onion, carrot and celery in oil in a large saucepan for 10 minutes until soft and lightly browned, stirring from time to time.
  2. Add the garlic, lentils, cumin, coriander, cilantro and lemon juice.
  3. Purée in a processor until the mixture holds together. Season with pepper.
  4. Stir in eggs, and mix until well combined.
  5. With floured hands, shape the mixture in 10 to 12 flat burgers, using a palet knife. Coat the burgers with flour.
  6. Sauté the burgers in shallow oil until crisp and browned, turning them over carefully to cook the second side, about 8 minutes on each side.
  7. Drain on paper towels and serve garnished with watercress and tomatoes.
  8. Or place on top of toasted hamburger bun, spread some chutney, and top with the other half bun.
  9. Serve warm.
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