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Mediterranean Lentil Patties

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"These crispy patties are a perfect substitute for a burger. Serve in a pita with lettuce, tomato, and cucumber, and you've got yourself a great Mediterranean meal. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

55 m servings 492
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 patties)

Directions

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  1. Put lentils in a large pot with enough water to cover by 2 inches; bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Transfer lentils to a large bowl.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion, bell pepper, and celery in hot oil until onion is slightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes; add to lentils and stir.
  3. Stir rice, 1 cup tahini, mustard, lemon juice, parsley, and lemon juice into the lentil mixture; shape into patties.
  4. Spread bread crumbs into a wide, shallow bowl. Press patties into the bread crumbs to coat.
  5. Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. saute garlic in olive oil until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir cumin into the oil and remove pan from heat; add water, 1 cup tahini, and lemon juice and stir until smooth. Season sauce with salt.
  6. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in hot skillet until beginning to crisp, 7 to 10 minutes per side. Drizzle sauce over patties to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 492 calories; 22.2 59.6 15.8 0 518 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

As a non-vegan I'm probably not so used to meals made entirely without animal products, but nonetheless I was very happy with these burgers - very filling, healthy, full of fibre. The only thing...

Most helpful critical review

This makes enough for a small vegetarian army! After cooking the lentils I put them into a sieve and drained all the water off them. I made up half of the recipe into about one inch thick by a...

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As a non-vegan I'm probably not so used to meals made entirely without animal products, but nonetheless I was very happy with these burgers - very filling, healthy, full of fibre. The only thing...

This mix turned out delicious. Ishould have read the other review first: the patties do not hold up at all. But I did not mind. Great filling for a pita or just warm up and serve with the sauce....

Save a step! Skip the breading and frying- and this is a delicious VEGAN "bean and rice" dish with a twist. Top with sauce and garnish with parsley.

This makes enough for a small vegetarian army! After cooking the lentils I put them into a sieve and drained all the water off them. I made up half of the recipe into about one inch thick by a...

Didn't notice it made 16 servings till after I started! Thought that was worth mentioning in case it saves someone else. The taste of the patties are good, but because of how long it took to pre...

My only complaint is that the patties did not hold together well. Next time I think I'll just spoon the filling directly into the pita.