Red Lentil Cakes With Harissa

Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Lentils are consistently rated one of the world’s healthiest foods. Filled with B Vitamins, folate, calcium and phosphorus, they are also a great source of protein and iron, making them a staple of vegetarian diets all over the world. A great way to use red lentils, this is delicious. A recipe from Tunisia. From generationyfoodie.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. In a food processor, finely chop garlic, onions and carrots.
  3. Saute garlic, onions and carrots in 1 tbsp olive oil on medium heat until softened, 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add lentils and water to pot, cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to med-low and cook until lentils have absorbed all the water. They should be soft, but still maintain their shape.
  6. Remove lentils from heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  7. In a food processor, chop parsley and almonds.
  8. In a large bowl, mix remaining ingredients with the lentils.
  9. Carefully shape lentil mixture into patties and place on a greased cookie sheet. Aim for hockey puck sized.
  10. Bake lentil cakes for 20 minutes and serve with lemon wedge and harissa.