Mushroom & Lentil Veggie Burgers - Physio Direct NZ

Mushroom & Lentil Veggie Burgers

1 cup Green or Brown Lentils

1 ½ cups Water

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

300g Fresh Mushrooms

1 cup of Sweet Potato

4 cloves of Garlic, minced

1 cup of Rocket

2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce

2 Tbsp. Plain Flour

½ tsp. Smoked Paprika

Salt and Pepper

  1. Boil water in a medium saucepan and add lentils. Simmer while covered for 30 minutes or until soft. Remove from heat and strain excess water away. Peel sweet potatoes and chop into small pieces.
  2. Coat a large frying pan with 1 Tbsp. of olive oil and cook mushrooms, sweet potato and garlic on medium heat for 6-8 minutes, while stirring frequently.  Cook until sweet potato is soft and remove from heat and allow to cool. Blend the sweet potato mixture, paprika, rocket, salt and pepper and soy sauce in a food processor for one minute. Then gently mix these ingredients with the cooked lentils.
  3. Shape mixture into four round patties and coat each side lightly with plain flour. Add 1 Tbsp. of Olive Oil to a frying pan, cook patties on medium heat for ten minutes, turning once.

Makes four patties, serve in burger buns or with a side salad.

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