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Thursday, May 03, 2007

black lentil burgers with yogurt sauce and marinated heirloom tomatoes

1 yellow onion, chopped
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/4 cups organic vegetable broth
2/3 cup dried black lentils
2/3 cup organic crumbled feta cheese
2 grated organic carrots
1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
1/3 cup raw organic wheat germ, toasted
1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

saute onion, oregano, red pepper, and garlic on med low until tender and cooked.

add broth and lentils bring to a boil. cover and simmer 20 minutes or until lentils are tender.

put lentil mixtureand remaining ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined.

shape into patties and grill on med high heat grill pan for a few minutes on each side.

yogurt sauce
1 cup organic low-fat plain yogurt
1/2 yellow onion, grated
1/2 hothouse organic cucumber, grated
1 lrg garlic clove, minced
sea salt to taste

combine all together and serve with lentil burgers.

marinated heirloom/or grape tomatoes

1 cup heirloom or grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup organic red wine vinegar
1 lg garlic clove, minced
handful fresh organic basil, chopped

combine and season to taste. serve with lentils.

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Blogger karrie said...

Sounds good! How did the patties hold up? My attempts at homemade veggie burgers always fall apart.

7:59 AM


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