Healthy Lentil Burgers Recipe

Healthy Lentil Burgers
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lentils1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Chopped green onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Fresh bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Wheat germ1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Finely chopped walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Steak sauce4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Tabasco sauce3 Drop
 Butter2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1796 Calories from Fat 1055

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.7%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 519.7 mg

Sodium 4019.6 mg167.5%

Total Carbohydrates 124 g41.3%

Dietary Fiber 48 g192.2%

Sugars 15.8 g

Protein 67 g134.9%

Vitamin A 186.3% Vitamin C 157.2%

Calcium 41.5% Iron 106.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan add water and cook lentils with a pinch of salt for 25 minutes. Cook till lentils turn tender.
2. Drain. Mash lentils well.
3. In a medium size skills add 1 tablespoon of butter. Heat to melt.
4. Add garlic and onions.
5. Saute for 3 minutes and stir the lentils.
6. Add next 7 ingredients and mix well.
7. Shape the mixture into patties.
8. Add 2 tablespoon of butter and fry the patties till they are brown. Lift the patties occasionally, so that they do not stick to the pan.

9. Serve healthy lentil burgers over buns or bread with onions and tomatoes.