Looking for a delicious dinner? These lentil and mushroom burgers are perfect for when you're craving that filling and savory burger! Made with cooked lentils and button mushrooms, these burgers are simply delicious!
French Lentil & Mushroom Burgers [Vegan]
- 1 cup cooked french lentils
- 20 medium size button mushrooms
- 1 cup oats
- 1 small-medium onion
- 2 tablespoons tamari
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons sumac (sub for 1 tablespoon lemon zest if needed)
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt or more
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Once skillet is hot, add onions and sauté for 4-5 minutes, or until slightly golden brown
Add mushrooms and tamari. Sauté for 7-10 more minutes until all the water from the mushrooms her evaporated. Then remove from heat and turn off stove top.
To a food processor, add all the ingredients including onion and mushrooms. Pulse a few times, scraping down sides as needed until thoroughly combined. You are looking for a crumbly dough, not a paste
Taste and adjust seasoning. If the mixture is too wet, add some more oats. It should be moist but moldable.
Make burger patties with your hand and place them on a a parchment lined baking sheet. You can also use pancake molds to make more precise circles.
Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until they are as crispy as you like it. Flip them half way through.