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Lentil Walnut Burger

Lentil Walnut Burger

Sunny Sundays are for vegan burgers! For me personally, the most exciting part about burgers have always been the toppings. So ever since going vegan I still fully enjoyed ALL kinds of veggie burgers 😋🍔

While there’s so many plant based burger options out there now – which is great! – the healthiest and often best ones are still homemade. Like these delicious patties made from lentils!

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Lentil Walnut Burger

Lentil Walnut Burger

While there’s so many plant based burger options out there now - which is great! - the healthiest and often best ones are still homemade. Like these delicious patties made from lentils!
5 from 1 vote
Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Crispy, Dairy-Free, Recipe, Vegan
Calories: 369.5kcal
Author: Alex
Servings: 4 patties

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown lentils or green lentils
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder garlic sweet paprika, smoked paprika and cumin each
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp tamari or soy sauce, coconut aminos
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp BBQ sauce optional
  • avocado oil

Instructions

  • Rinse lentils thoroughly and cook with water until soft. I used the @instantpotofficial for this (Manual setting 20 minutes with 2 cups of water)If you’re making them stovetop you need to increase water to 3 cups cooking until very soft. (Around 30 minutes)
  • In the meantime, finely dice onion and sauté with a splash of water or some avocado oil until browned. Add minced garlic and chopped walnuts to the pan and continue cooking for a few more minutes until walnuts are toasted.
  • When the lentils are done, add them to a food processor along with onions walnut mix, breadcrumbs and spices and sauces. Pulse/Mix until everything is well combined.
  • Refrigerate lentil mix for 30 minutes (this helps with forming the patties but you can omit this step when short on time), shape 4 even patties and pan fry them with some avocado oil for 7-10 minutes (depending on thickness) on low medium heat each side. Alternately for a firmer patty, you can pan fry them for a couple minutes each side and then bake in the oven at 400 F/200 C for about 20 minutes, flipping half way through.
  • Serve on a bun of voice with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

Notes

Served with:
Avocado, tomatoes, pickles, lettuce, arugula, spinach, red onion, ketchup, vegan mayo.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Lentil Walnut Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 369.5 Calories from Fat 97
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.8g17%
Saturated Fat 0.9g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g
Sodium 324.4mg14%
Potassium 149.8mg4%
Carbohydrates 52.1g17%
Fiber 18.6g78%
Sugar 4.6g5%
Protein 19.4g39%
Vitamin A 69.8IU1%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 64.1mg6%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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