• Lentil, Mushroom and Pecan Burgers

January 19, 2020

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Lentil, Mushroom and Pecan Burgers

Get ready to knock your Meatless Monday out of the park. Whether you're vegetarian, or not, you're gonna love this Lentil burger.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup chopped Pecans or Walnuts
  • Canola oil, for cooking with
  • 2 cups Mushrooms
  • 1 Onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 1 19 oz. (540 mL) can Lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce*
  • Salt and pepper*
  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
    • *Available from Well Seasoned

Instructions:

  1. In a large dry skillet, toast the nuts over medium heat until golden and fragrant. Set them aside. Add the oil to the skillet and sauté the mushrooms and onion for about 5 minutes, until starting to turn golden. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  2. Put the mushrooms and onion in the bowl of a food processor along with the lentils, Worcestershire, salt and pepper and pulse just until the mixture is blended. Transfer it to a bowl and stir in the bread crumbs and pecans.
  3. Shape the mixture into patties and fry them in a little oil in the same skillet set over medium heat. Cook until they’re golden and crusty on both sides, flipping them as you need to.
Makes 6 burgers

    Prep Time:

    15 Minutes

    Cook time: 40 Min

    Photo credit: rusvaplauke, according to https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en

     





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