Lentil Burger, 2 Portions

Lentil Burger, 2 Portions
Lentil Burger

Lentil Burger, 2 Portions

  • Author: Nicki


  • 1 cup cooked brown or green lentils
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs [can be oats or gluten-free crumbs]
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, mash the cooked lentils with a fork or potato masher until they are mostly broken down.
  2. Add the bread crumbs, onion, grated carrot, parsley, garlic, flaxseed, water, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper to the bowl with the lentils. Mix well to combine.
  3. Use your hands to form the mixture into patties.
  4. Heat a large non-stick fry pan over medium heat. Once it is hot, add the patties to the pan.
  5. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are lightly browned. Or you can bake them in the oven at 180C/350F until they are cooked through. About 15-20 minutes,
  6. Without oil, they do not get crispy.
  7. Serve the lentil patties with a salad or steamed vegetables of your choice, and maybe some pre-boiled baby potatoes.
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