Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Lentil Burgers

3 c. cooked black lentils (or any type of lentil)
4 large eggs
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 onion, chopped
1 c. toasted fine gluten-free bread crumbs
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
3/4 - 1 c. fine ground gluten-free oats (if using a different type of lentil other than black)
thyme to taste

Can also add: 1 - 2 medium carrots (fine shredded), 1/2 tsp. pepper

Combine lentils, eggs, and salt in a food processor. Blend until it has a hummus consistency. Stir in onion. Add bread crumbs and mix well. Let mixture sit for a few minutes.

Form patties.

Heat oil in skillet over medium to low heat. Add 4 patties (depending on pan size), cover and cook for 7 - 10 minutes until golden brown. Flip and cook other side for 7 minutes.

(Recipe adapted from "Vegetarian Lentil Burgers Recipe", posted September 9, 2007)

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