Vegetarian bean burger in a bun with lettuce

Lentil Burgers Recipe

By weightlossresources.co.uk

These lentil burgers make a great replacement for the frozen veggie burgers in the supermarkets. Really low fat and easy to make, serve them up as you would a normal burger and enjoy!

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Calories: 479
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 240g tinned green lentils
  • 100g cracked bulgur wheat
  • 100g mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 5g tomato puree
  • 1 tsp yeast extract

Method

  1. Roughly chop the onion, tomatoes and mushrooms.
  2. Place the bulgur wheat in a saucepan with enough water to cover for 10 minutes. If all the water has not been absorbed, drain and place in a bowl before stirring in yeast extract and tomato puree.
  3. Sauté the chopped onions and mushrooms in a little olive oil until onions are translucent. Stir into lentils along with some chopped parsley.
  4. Allow to cool and then form into burgers. Coat in flour and fry in olive oil until browned on both sides.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)479
Carbohydrate (g)81.6
Fat (g)2.7
Protein (g)32.2
Fibre (g)16.0
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg7.0

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