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Lentil Burger

Recipes | February 25, 2016 | By

Lentil Burger

Servings 6


  • 2 tablespoons flax meal
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • Combine the flax meal and water in a small saucepan and boil for three minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the lentils, beans, breadcrumbs, onions, oil, spices, salt, and pepper. Add the binder and mix well. Divide into six parts and shape into patties.
  • Fry in a lightly oiled pan on medium-high heat for five to 10 minutes, flipping carefully once. Serve with your usual burger accompaniments.
  • Based on a recipe by Sarah Kramer, author of How it All Vegan!, The Garden of Vegan, and La Dolce Vegan.