Rating: 4.03 stars
35 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 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.

Everyday Food, December 2011

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Credit: Romulo Yanes

Recipe Summary

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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Toss with fusilli, feta cheese, and grape tomatoes.

Saute with crumbled sausage and diced potatoes.

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Reviews

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