Health Coach Counseling

Lentil Burgers

Prep time: 
10 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time: 
60 minutes

8 people

3 cups water 2 cups lentils 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce 1 tablespoon umeboshi vinegar

  • Boil water.
  • Add lentils, reduce heat to simmer and cook uncovered for 40 minutes until lentils become soft and lose their shape.
  • While lentils are cooking, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil for 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and continue sautéing another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside with remaining ingredients.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • When the lentils are finished, transfer to large mixing bowl and cool in freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from freezer and add all other ingredients and mix well.
  • Form into patties, 4 inches in diameter and 3/4-inch thick.
  • Place patties on a lightly oiled cookie sheet and cook 10-15 minutes in the oven.