Lentil Patties

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Nimue2

One of my favorite vegetatian entrees. This dish is a great way to use leftover lentils. This dish is easily multiplied to serve more people. Easy and delicious.my idea of a great recipe.

Top Review by Dolphin7

Delicious and healthy, they only thing I changed was instead of using Saltine crackers, I ground up some Herb-flavored crackers. My husband and I made them for a church dinner and they were a hit. I give it 5 stars blessings, Linda in Mckinney,TX.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 egg
  • saltine crackers
  • oil (for frying)


  1. Mix together the lentils& the egg.
  2. Add enough cracker crumbs to make the mixture stick together.
  3. (The amount can vary with weather conditions.) Drop the lentil mixture by tablespoonsful into a hot skillet with just enough oil to keep the patties from sticking.
  4. Cook until the edges of the patties are brown and crispy.
  5. Serve as is.
  6. Or perhaps with egg gravy and mashed potatoes.
  7. Also makes a great sandwich.

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