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Lentil burgers

Serves: 14
Prep: 10
Cook: 20

    Lentil burgers are a delicious, healthy and satisfying way to enjoy a guilt-free burger. They'll be a stand-out hit at your next barbecue! With essential nutrients like protein, fibre and iron, lentils pack a nutritional punch and are great for gut health too. 

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    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 430g can brown lentils
    • 1 tsp Marmite™
    • 2 tbs Sanitarium crunchy peanut butter
    • 2 tbs tomato paste with garlic and herbs
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ½ tsp mixed herbs
    • ½ tsp dried basil leaves
    • ½ cup carrot, grated
    • ½ cup celery, finely chopped
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
    • 2 cups cooked brown short-grain rice
    • ½ cup dry breadcrumbs, extra
    • 2 tbs oil


    1. Place all ingredients, except the extra breadcrumbs and oil, in a large bowl. Mix well.
    2. Using a ¼ cup measure, shape the mixture into 14 burgers. Coat with the extra breadcrumbs and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    3. Heat 1 tbs oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook half the burgers over medium heat, for 5 minutes each side, until golden and crisp.
    4. Repeat with the second batch of burgers, using the remaining oil.
    5. Serve in burger buns with salad or coleslaw.


    • Make an extra batch of lentil burger patties and freeze them for later use
    • Serve lentil burger patties as a main meal with vegies or salad on the side.
    • Once cooked, lentil burger patties can be kept refrigerated for up to 4 days.
    • Having a BBQ? Serve with this tasty Avocado dip 

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