Smoked Cheddar and Lentil Burgers

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add the first 3 ingredients to a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, lower heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • Throw out bay leaves.
  • Transfer lentils to a large mixing bowl; partially mash with a potato masher; cool slightly.
  • Add oil to a medium nonstick skillet; heat over medium-high heat.
  • Add in onion and carrot; stir/saute for 5 minutes or until tender; cool slightly.
  • Add onion mixture, cheese, and the next 8 ingredients to the lentils; stir to mix well.
  • Cover and chill for 45 minutes.
  • Divided mixture into 8 portions; shape each portion into a 1/2-inch thick patty.
  • Heat a grill pan coated wtih cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  • Add half the patties; cook for 5 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Repeat with remaining patties.
  • Spread 1 teaspoon mustard on the top half of each bun; put 1 patty on the bottom half of each bun; top each serving with 1 tomato slice, 1/4 cup arugula and the top half of bun.
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