Lentil-Barley Veggie Burger

Lentil-Barley Veggie Burger

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 167.5
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.3 mg
  • Sodium: 515.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Lentil-Barley Veggie Burger calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/2 c. water
    1/2 c. lentils
    cooking spray
    1 c. chopped onion
    1/4 c grated carrot
    2 tsp. minced garlic
    2 TBSP tomato paste
    1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    3/4 tsp dried oregano
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    3/4 tsp. salt
    3/4 c. cooked barley
    1/2 c. panko
    1/4 c. finely chopped fresh parsley
    1/2 tsp. coarsley ground black pepper
    2 large egg whites
    1 large egg


To prepare burgers, combine 1.5 cups water and lentils in a saucepan, bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes or until lentils are tender. Drain. Place half of lentils in a large bowl. Place remaining lentils in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add processed lentils to lentils in bowl.

Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat, coat with cooking spray. Add onion and carrots. Saute 6 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic, cook 1 minute stirring constantly. Add tomato paste, cumin, oregano, chili powder and salt. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Add onion mixture to lentils. Add barley and next 5 ingredients (through egg). Stir well.

Divide into 4 portions. Cook in non-stick skillet over med-high heat for 3 minutes on each side, or until browned.

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAPPYGIRL4284.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday and my very skeptical husband said, 'delicious' & was impressed with how well they stayed together. I used hulled barley & would prepare ahead of time, next time because it takes 45 min. to cook. I baked the burgers, on 400 F, 10 min each side, delicious! - 10/29/15

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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    absolutely fabulous recipe!!!!! - 3/11/13

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    Very Good
    tasty - 7/15/21

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    very good taste. I'll make again on meatless Monday - 5/22/21

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    Nice recipe - 3/18/21