Lentil Patty ‘Burger’
Lentils are a tasty staple in any diet. They are so versatile and are bursting with health-giving nutrients.
Lentils are high in protein so are a great meat alternative, they are naturally low in fat and are full of that all-important fibre to support healthy gut bacteria!
Lentils provide fantastic amounts of all the B vitamins, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, and manganese.
Lentils also contain important plant Phytochemicals that have been proven as beneficial against chronic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, Polyphenols, in particular, have strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and neuroprotective benefits.
Serves: Makes 4 patties
Difficulty level: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Recipe by habitsforhealth.co.nz
Roughly pulse all the ingredients together in a food processor. Take about 1 heaped dessert spoon and shape into patties. Pan fry with coconut oil for 4-5 minutes on each side until nicely browned.
Place 1 patty in a lightly toasted bun, layer with lettuce, tomato, ZENZO Mayo or Aioli and slices of your favourite ZENZO cheese - delicious!