Chipotle Lentil Burgers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 264.4
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 572.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.3 g
  • Protein: 13.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 tsp olive oil
    1 small red onion diced
    1/2 pound of zucchini sliced length-wise and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
    3 cloves of minced or grated garlic
    1 cup of lightly packed cilantro
    2/3 cup dried lentils
    1 cup bread crumbs
    1/4 chipotles in adobo, seeds removed
    2 Tbs soy sauce
    2 tsp red wine vinegar
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 tsp smoked paprika


Cook lentils according to the instructions on the package, drain and let them cool a bit

While they're cooking add the oil to a saute pan and cook the onions for about 3 minutes

Then add the zucchini, garlic, cilantro
and a pinch of salt

Cook for about 10 minutes

Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or blender ****RESERVE A HALF A CUP OF THE BREAD CRUMBS***

Blend until the mixture comes together, it should have a little texture to it

Re-heat your pan to medium

Add the lentil/veg mixture to the pan and add the remaining bread crumbs

smash with a fork until combined

Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape them into a burger patty

Spray your skillet with non-stick spray and cook for about 12 minutes total flipping often

Serving Size: 1 patty per serving

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARA72121.

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  • My family loved these. These second time I made them (only because I didn't have the ingredients), I substituted carrots for the zucchini and used balsamic vinegar instead of red wine vinegar. Omitted the cilantro too. - 6/2/12

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