• 35 Ratings

Although they have a humble reputation, lentils are packed with protein and fiber. Serve them in burger form and they'll go fast.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high. Add onion and cook until lightly golden, 7 minutes. Add cumin and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl and wipe out skillet with a paper towel. To bowl, add chicken, lentils, breadcrumbs, egg, cilantro, salt, and pepper. With your hands, mix until combined and form into 4 patties.

  • In skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium. Add patties and cook until golden brown and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes, flipping once. Serve on muffins along with desired toppings.

Cook's Notes

Other Kid-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Lentils

Puree with chickpeas for a sandwich spread.

Layer in a cheese quesadilla.

Stir into cooked rice along with sauteed bell pepper and onion.

Toss with fusilli, feta cheese, and grape tomatoes.

Saute with crumbled sausage and diced potatoes.


35 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0