Lentil burgers

Lentil burgers

By
From
Fatloss for Good
Serves
4
Photographer
Marina Oliphant

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
2 wholemeal buns, halved
4 cos lettuce leaves
1 tomato, sliced

Patties

Quantity Ingredient
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely diced
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped
pinch dried chilli
400g can lentils, washed and drained
1 cup sweet potato, cooked
1 egg
1/4 cup spelt flour
extra spelt flour, for dusting

Dressing

Quantity Ingredient
1/2 cup yoghurt
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons tahini paste

Method

  1. To make the patties, sauté the onion in a tablespoon of oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add the spices and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  2. Place the remaining patty ingredients in a blender, add the onion mixture and pulse for 2 seconds, until combined but still textured.
  3. Divide the lentil mixture (it will be quite wet) into four and shape into patties. Dust with the extra spelt flour. Fry the patties over a medium heat with the remaining oil until golden on both sides.
  4. To make the dressing, whisk together all the ingredients in a bowl.
  5. To assemble, place half a bun on a plate and top with the lettuce, lentil patty, a slice of tomato and a tablespoon of the dressing.
Tags:
health
diet
low-fat
low fat
healthy
nutritional
weightloss
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