Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

Lentil burgers that don't fall apart, using ingredients that are usually on hand. Nuts and seeds make them really tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix potato and lentils well.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs, sesame and sunflower seeds, nuts, onion and garlic.
  3. Finely chop the herbs and add to the mixture with salt and pepper.
  4. Mix everything together.
  5. Divide into portions and form into burger shapes.
  6. Heat a little oil in a fry pan and fry the burgers over moderate heat about 5 minutes each side.
  7. Place onto buns with salad and sauce of choice e.g. hummus, chilli, tomato etc.


Most Helpful

I wish I could give this more stars!! YUM! These were great and everyone in my house loved them. I threw all the ingredients in the food processor and pulsed until it held together well. At first when I mixed it, the mixture was very crumbly so I'm glad I processed even longer, I think it helped the burger to hold together better. The only thing I did differently was that I didn't have any mashed potatoes so I microwaved a medium sized potato and scooped out the inside and used a cup of that instead. This is a wonderful recipe that I will make over and over!

Laura Zimmerman November 21, 2011

I also had a bit of a problem with them being a bit loose. Next time I may try adding an egg, and maybe omitting some potatoes. The overall taste was good. I added some seasonaings I like in addition to basil. This recipe make A LOT of small patties. Probably too many for just two people. I made some small "meatball" shapped patties and froze them for spaghetti later. Will let you know how they freeze :)

Miss_Elaine July 02, 2009

I think the trick to this recipe is not thinking of it as a "burger". Rather than make big patties, I made small, thick ones - about the size of a ping pong ball and then slightly flattened. We had some leftovers and I popped one in my mouth the next day right out of the fridge and found that I liked them even better COLD! They were a delicious, filling treat and didn't last very long! I also substituted dried basil and they were still very tasty.

katiewalczak April 08, 2009

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