Recipe: lentil burgers

Posted by Paola

(This recipe was sent to me by my cousin who got it from her friend.)

lentil-burger Makes 4 burgers.

Per burger:

  • 134 calories
  • 9.8g protein
  • 22.5g carbohydrates
  • 0.8g fat
  • 3.9g fibre


14 oz (400g) green lentils
4 oz (110g) onion, finely chopped
2 oz (60g) sweet red pepper, de-seeded and chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 tsp ground coriander
salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Put the onion and sweet pepper into a non-stick saucepan and cook without adding fats or liquid, for 6 to 7 minutes, until they are tinged with brown. Stir often to prevent sticking.
  3. Stir in the garlic and coriander and cook for a further minute, then remove from heat.
  4. Mash lentils and add to vegetable mixture with some salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Form the lentil mixture into 4 equal sized burgers, pressing them well.
  6. Put them on a non-stick baking tray and bake for 20 to 30 minutes, turning them over after about 15 minutes, cooking both sides.
  7. Serve hot or warm.

One thought on “Recipe: lentil burgers

  1. I’m sure this will stick all over my non-stick pans! I will try it with no fat but I might break down and add a bit. Sounds nice though!

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