Lentil Burger

Serves: 4

 

 Ingredients

 

2 cups green or brown cooked lentils

 

1 cup cooked barley

 

1 medium onion, coarsely chopped

 

1 garlic clove

 

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

 

1 tsp tobasco

 

1/4 cup spelt flour (or whole wheat flour)

 

1/2 tsp salt

 

1 teaspoon dried dill

 

1 teaspoon dried oregano

 

½ teaspoon dried thyme

 

4 whole wheat hamburger buns

 

Lettuce, tomato and pickles, for garnish

 

Steps

 

In a food processor or powerful blender, blend cooked lentils, barley, onion, oil, tobasco, and garlic. Put the lentil mixture into a large bowl and add the salt, dill weed, oregano and thyme; gently combine ingredients until just incorporated.

 

Form patties and place on wax or parchment paper. Coat each side with a little flour before cooking.

 

Grill or sear the patties over medium high heat for 2-3 minutes per side or until browned and heated through, 6 minutes total.

 

Serve lentil burgers on whole wheat hamburger buns with lettuce, tomato and pickles or preferred garnishes.