Brown Rice and Lentil Burgers

Recipe by Mizzy
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil.
  • Add the lentils, reduce the heat and cook until softened, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile in another medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add the rice.
  • Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the rice is just tender, about 40 minutes.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • In a saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat and saute the garlic, onion, and peppers until slightly browned.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl, combine the lentils, rice and vegetables.
  • Add the salt and pepper powder and mix well.
  • Add a bit of bread crumbs or flour to hold the mixture together, if needed.
  • Make into burger-sized patties and place on a baking sheet, or press into a loaf pan.
  • Bake until slightly firm, about 15 minutes, or bake the loaf for about 25 minutes.
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