Simple 6-Ingredient Lentil Burgers (oil-free choice) by These patties are so good…
🌱Simple 6-Ingredient Lentil Burgers (oil-free choice) by cookingforpeanuts 💚These patties are so good! Function falafels, burgers or with a salad. They maintain collectively amazingly nicely. Freeze for later use. Get pleasure from!
✅Serves 6 (makes 12 patties)
1 ½ cups dried crimson lentils
2 giant garlic cloves, minced
1 giant shallot or 1 small onion, small cube (about 1/three cup)
1/three cup grated carrots dried with paper towel-optional (about three small)
1 tablespoon tomato paste
¼ cup chopped recent cilantro
1 teaspoon salt, or to style
½ teaspoon floor black pepper
Impartial cooking oil for pan frying (optionally available)
✅Pre-heat the oven to 400ºF. Line a big baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
✅Soak the lentils in sufficient water to cowl by about 2 inches for 2 hours. Rinse and drain.
✅Add the drained lentils, garlic, shallot, carrot, tomato paste, cilantro, salt, and black pepper to a meals processor. Pulse till the elements are nicely mixed and the combination holds collectively, scraping the perimeters of the canister as wanted. The batter will really feel sticky. Don’t fear.
✅Scoop out ¼ cup of the combination at a time. Form into patties, about ½ inch thick.
✅Choice 1: Bake the patties for 10 minutes. Flip them over and bake for about 10 minutes extra, or till crispy on each side.
✅Choice 2: Warmth sufficient oil in a big nonstick skillet to succeed in about midway up the perimeters of the patties. Cook dinner the patties for about three minutes on all sides, or till golden and crispy. (It’s possible you’ll want to do that in batches in order to not overcrowd the skillet.) Switch to a paper towel-lined plate to empty any extra oil.