94. cashew and red lentil burgers


Another recipe from Color me vegan. These looked easy, and I had all the ingredients on hand. And nothing beats a homeade veggie burger!
I threw in about 1/2 a cup of quinoa with the lentils, for added nutrition.

These were delicious! The sweetness of the curry compliments everything so well. I will be making these again, for sure! Actually thinking of making a bunch and freezing them to have on hand.

2 cups water
1 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup red lentils
quiona (optional)
1/2 tspn salt
1 cup raw cashews
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 T curry powder
1 cup panko bread crumbs

Combine water, carrots, lentils and salt to a saucepan. Heres where i threw in a handful or so of quinoa as well. Bring a to a boil. Redcue the heat to low and cover and simmer until lentils are tender, 12-14 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.

Toast cashews. heat 1 T oil and saute oinons until soft, about 7 minutes. Add garlic and curry powder and cook, for one minute.

I put the cashews in my vitamix and got them all ground up. Then I added the lentil and onion mixture, along with the breadcrumbs and mixed it up until smooth.

Form into patties and cook on oiled grill pan.

One response to “94. cashew and red lentil burgers

  1. Rebecca

    I stumbled upon your blog from my sister in law facebook! These look so good but I have to ask what did u use in place of the buns seen in the picture?

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