Meatless Monday – Lentil Veggie Burgers

The Happy Health Freak

Hi Happy Health Freaks! I hope you had a fabulous weekend. Since it’s June and summer has arrived I wanted to share with you another veggie burger recipe.  You can use any bean in this recipe, but I prefer lentil because of the high amount of protein, about 9g per half cup. Lentils are also very high in fibre, aid in weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and give you energy. That’s a might bean!!  Try these burgers out and you won’t be disappointed.lentil1Serves 4

19 oz can lentils (about 2 1/4 cups), drained and rinsed
50g yam, boiled, and mashed (about half a medium yam)
3 Tbsp egg whites
1 Tbsp gluten free bread crumbs (or regular breadcrumbs)
60g zucchini, finely grated (about 1/2 cup)
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp chopped shallots
2 Tbsp grated romano or parmesan cheese
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp onion powder
Salt and Pepper to…

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