Recipe – Brown Lentil Patties

This recipe makes 8-10 large patties (for in burgers) or 20 small patties (for pass around nibbles) and they are very easy to make, tasty and even meat lovers will eat them and ask for seconds!

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½ cup brown lentils
1 bay leaf
2 medium onions
2 cloves garlic
2 T oil
1 T parsley
1 tsp basil
1 tsp marjoram
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp salt
pepper to taste
½ cup fresh bread crumbs
2 eggs
2 T tomato paste (or tomato chutney/relish that you have)
2 tsp soya sauce
½ cup flour (more if needed)

Cook lentils in water with bay leaf until tender (approximately 40 minutes). Remove from heat and drain.
Finaly chop onion and garlic and saute in oil til soft. Add all remaining ingredients – including the lentils – and mix well with hands to combine.

Fry in olive oil on your stove top until brown and firm (approx 5 minutes each side).

Janie, 8th of June, 2011


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