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Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Burger Yum
Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Burger is a meaty and flavorful burger that is sturdy and holds up to cooking. Serve them with usual burger toppings.
Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Burger
Cuisine american
Prep Time
15 minutes

Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings
Burgers
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Cooked Red Lentils Cook 1/2cup Lentils until tender in enough water and let cool.
  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ½~1 tsp Red chili flakes (optional)
  • ½ cup Pecans, lightly toasted chopped
  • cups Breadcrumbs, preferably wholegrain I whizzed couple of wholegrain bread slices in the grinder
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme or use 1tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano or use 2tsp fresh oregano
  • 1 tbsp White Miso
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • To taste Salt Pepper
For Harissa Mayo:
  • ½ cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Harissa
  • ½~1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • To taste salt
Cuisine american
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Burgers
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Cooked Red Lentils Cook 1/2cup Lentils until tender in enough water and let cool.
  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ½~1 tsp Red chili flakes (optional)
  • ½ cup Pecans, lightly toasted chopped
  • cups Breadcrumbs, preferably wholegrain I whizzed couple of wholegrain bread slices in the grinder
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme or use 1tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano or use 2tsp fresh oregano
  • 1 tbsp White Miso
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • To taste Salt Pepper
For Harissa Mayo:
  • ½ cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Harissa
  • ½~1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • To taste salt
Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Burger
Instructions
Make Harissa Mayo:
  1. Combine vegan mayonnaise, harissa, salt and cayenne pepper. Mix well.
Make Burgers:
  1. Heat olive oil in a pan, aadd the onions and garlic and cook till the onions are lightly browning around the edges, about 6~8 minutes.
  2. Add mushrooms, dried thyme and dried oregano. Cook for another 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Turn off the heat and let cool slightly.
  3. Pulse the pecans in a food processor until finely ground. Add the mushroom mixture along with lentils, tamari and miso. Pulse until evenly combined but still with some texture.
  4. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, and add the breadcrumbs. Mix them together by hand. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Shape the mixture into 4~6 burgers.
  5. These burgers can be baked at 350°F on a parchment lined baking sheet for 15 minutes on both sides. Alternately, heat 2tsp olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat and cook the burgers until crisp on both sides, about 2~3 minutes per side. Serve hot.
  6. Smear both sides of the burger buns liberally with the harissa mayo, place the burger on the bottom bun and top with your favorite toppings and serve right away.
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