Quinoa and Lentil Burgers

This is my favourite meal and I eat it several times a week during the summer. These delicious quinoa and lentil burgers can be stored for 3-4 days and are quick to make for lunch or dinner. They are delicious served on my Avocado & Artichoke Salad with 3 tsp of hummus and a handful of bean sprouts.


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Makes 4 Burgers


125g               Red Split Lentils

100g               Quinoa

500ml             Filtered water

1                          Carrot

2tbsp               Pumpkins Seeds

Handful           Fresh Parsley

1/2tsp             Ground coriander

1/4tsp             Pink Crystal Salt

1tsp                Coconut Oil


Soak the pumpkin seeds overnight.

Cook the quinoa and lentils in the filtered water for about 10 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed. Once cool, pour into the blender.

Cut up the carrot and add to a blender with the pumpkins seeds, parsley, coriander and salt. Blend for 1 minute.

Pour out onto a sheet of baking paper and roll out to about 1/2inch thick. Cut into 4 segments with a knife. Shape into round burgers.

Melt the coconut oil in a small non-stick pan. Place a burger in the hot pan and cook each side for 5 minutes on a low heat until golden and crisp.

Serve the quinoa and lentil burgers with your favourite salad.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge and eat within 3-4 days.


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