Brown Rice and Lentil Burgers

“This recipe can also be made into a lentil loaf and served with mashed potatoes and vegan gravy. Served as burgers, they are also very good cold topped with ketchup and mayo.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Add the lentils, reduce the heat and cook until softened, about 15 minutes.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile in another medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add the rice.
  5. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the rice is just tender, about 40 minutes.
  6. Drain and set aside.
  7. In a saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat and saute the garlic, onion, and peppers until slightly browned.
  8. Preheat oven to 350.
  9. In a large bowl, combine the lentils, rice and vegetables.
  10. Add the salt and pepper powder and mix well.
  11. Add a bit of bread crumbs or flour to hold the mixture together, if needed.
  12. Make into burger-sized patties and place on a baking sheet, or press into a loaf pan.
  13. Bake until slightly firm, about 15 minutes, or bake the loaf for about 25 minutes.

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