Lentil Burgers

Total Time 25 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 brown onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 ½ tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 1 ½ cup 400g tin of brown lentils 240g
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ cup wholemeal plain flour
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 150 g sliced beetroot drained
  • 1 baby cos lettuce
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • 4 whole grain buns


  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large fry pan on medium heat
  • Add the onion, garlic and herbs to the fry pan and stir fry for 5 minutes or until softened
  • In a large bowl, combine lentils, egg, oats, flour, tomato paste and fried onion mix
  • Divide the mixture into four and form each into a ball
  • Heat the same fry pan to medium and add 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Place each ball in the fry pan and gently squish to form a patty
  • Fry both sides for 5 minutes or until browned
  • Slice the buns in half and assemble the burgers – bottom bun, tomato, cucumber, lentil patty, beetroot, lettuce, top bun.


Calories: 479kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 21gFat: 14gSodium: 608mgFiber: 15gCalcium: 194mg
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