Lentil & courgette patties

Current rating: 5 (2 ratings)
Serves 6
Prep 10
Cook 25
A great addition to your next barbecue, these lentil patties are packed with protein and fibre. Serve as a tasty patty, or as a main meal with vegies or salad on the side.

Looking for more healthy vegetarian burger recipes? Try these delicious Lentil buger patties or Vegetable burgers

Description

A great addition to your next barbecue, these lentil patties are packed with protein and fibre. Serve as a tasty patty, or as a main meal with vegies or salad on the side.

Looking for more healthy vegetarian burger recipes? Try these delicious Lentil buger patties or Vegetable burgers
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tbs olive oil, for onions
  • 2 tbs olive oil, for patties, or as needed
  • 2 medium red onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tbs water
  • 3 medium courgette, grate and squeeze to remove excess water
  • 1 cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander

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  1. Cook lentils in a large pot of boiling water for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Heat 2 tsp oil in a large frypan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until brown and soft. Add brown sugar and water. Stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes. Cool.
  3. Place lentils, onion, zucchini, breadcrumbs, flour, eggs and spices in a large bowl. Mix well.
  4. Drizzle approx 1/2 tsp oil into a large non-stick frypan over medium heat. Scoop 1/4 or 1/3 cup mixture into the hot pan, depending on fritter size preference. Add more oil as required with each batch.
  5. Cook patties for 5 minutes on each side or until golden. Repeat with more oil and remaining batter as required. Makes 12 to 18 patties.

Tips

  • Make these ahead of time the day before and store in the fridge.
  • Replace courgette with 1 1/2 cups fresh, canned or frozen corn kernels to make corn fritters.
  • Make an extra batch and freeze them for later use
  • Having a BBQ? Serve lentil & zucchini patties with this tasty Avocado dip 

Tips

  • Make these ahead of time the day before and store in the fridge.
  • Replace courgette with 1 1/2 cups fresh, canned or frozen corn kernels to make corn fritters.
  • Make an extra batch and freeze them for later use
  • Having a BBQ? Serve lentil & zucchini patties with this tasty Avocado dip 

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