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Bunless Lentil & Fetta Burgers

Bunless Lentil & Fetta Burgers

with Beetroot Relish & Sweet Potato Fries

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This bunless burger is the perfect light yet filling dinner. We’ve subbed bread for crunchy lettuce leaves, but with all the trimmings – beetroot relish, tomato and sweet potato fries – who knew a lentil 'burger' could taste so good?

Tags:Veggie
Allergens:GlutenMilkSulphitesEgg

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Preparation Time40 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

400 g

sweet potato

1 unit

red onion

1 unit

beetroot

½ sachet

cumin

1 tin

lentils

½ packet

fine breadcrumbs

(ContainsGluten)

1 block

fetta cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 unit

cos lettuce

1 unit

roma tomato

1 tub

Dijon mustard

(ContainsSulphites)

2 clove

garlic

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 tbs

balsamic vinegar

2 tbs

water

½ tsp

salt

1 unit

egg

(ContainsEgg)
Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)2740 kJ
Fat18.2 g
of which saturates5.9 g
Carbohydrate83.8 g
of which sugars24.5 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein28.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium891 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Grater
Knife
Strainer
Chopping board
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Pan
Spoon
Small Bowl
Bowl
Fork
Potato Masher
Spatula
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1

Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Slice the sweet potato (unpeeled) into 1 cm fries. Finely chop the red onion. Grate the beetroot. TIP: Pop on some gloves to prevent stained fingers. Peel and crush the garlic. Drain and rinse the lentils. Cut the Roma tomato into slices.

2

Place the sweet potato fries on the oven tray lined with baking paper. Drizzle with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat and place in the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes, or until tender and golden. TIP: Leave the fries in the oven and turn off the heat while you wait for the rest of the dish to be ready.

3

While the sweet potato is cooking, heat a good drizzle of olive oil in a medium frying pan over a medium heat. Add 1/2 of the red onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes, or until soft. Add the beetroot, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and water (for the relish) and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes, or until the onion and beetroot are sticky. Remove from the pan and set aside in a small bowl.

4

Heat a good drizzle of olive oil in the same frying pan over a medium heat. Add the remaining red onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes, or until soft. Add the cumin (use suggested amount) and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute, or until fragrant. Transfer to a medium bowl, add the lentils and mash using a potato masher or fork. Add the fine breadcrumbs, egg and salt (use suggested amount) and crumble in the fetta. Stir until well combined and shape into patties. TIP: You should get 2 patties per person.

5

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in the same frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the lentil patties for about 3 minutes on each side, or until golden.

6

Place a couple of cos lettuce leaves on each plate and top with a lentil patty, tomato slices, beetroot relish and another lettuce leaf. Serve the sweet potato fries on the side.