Recipe

Beetroot & lentil burgers

These are some delicious vege burgers! The patties are made with beetroot, lentils, feta and plenty of herbs and spices for a flavour punch.

  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Beetroot and Lentil Burgers
  • 250 gram pre-cooked beetroot, grated
  • 400 gram lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 200 gram feta, crumbled
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 bread rolls, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup Peri Peri mayonnaise
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup mesclun

Method

Beetroot and Lentil Burgers
  • 1
    Using paper towel, squeeze excess liquid from beetroot. Place in a bowl.
  • 2
    Pulse lentils in a food processor until pulpy. Transfer to the bowl with beetroot. Stir in feta, breadcrumbs, eggs, onion, mint and sumac. Mix well. Season to taste.
  • 3
    Shape beetroot mixture into four flattened patties. Chill for 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Cook patties 4-5 minutes each side until golden. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5
    Spread mayonnaise on one side of each roll. Top with patties, tomato, onion and lettuce.