Mediterranean Lentil Patties Recipe -
  • READY IN 55 mins

Mediterranean Lentil Patties

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"These crispy patties are a perfect substitute for a burger. Serve in a pita with lettuce, tomato, and cucumber, and you've got yourself a great Mediterranean meal. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 16 patties Change Servings


  1. Put lentils in a large pot with enough water to cover by 2 inches; bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Transfer lentils to a large bowl.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion, bell pepper, and celery in hot oil until onion is slightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes; add to lentils and stir.
  3. Stir rice, 1 cup tahini, mustard, lemon juice, parsley, and lemon juice into the lentil mixture; shape into patties.
  4. Spread bread crumbs into a wide, shallow bowl. Press patties into the bread crumbs to coat.
  5. Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. saute garlic in olive oil until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir cumin into the oil and remove pan from heat; add water, 1 cup tahini, and lemon juice and stir until smooth. Season sauce with salt.
  6. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in hot skillet until beginning to crisp, 7 to 10 minutes per side. Drizzle sauce over patties to serve.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 40 mins
  • READY IN 55 mins

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  • Calories
  • 492 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 59.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 13.1 g
  • 52%
  • Protein
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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