If you're craving a hearty and well-seasoned vegan burger, this is the one for you! Made with brown rice and lentils, this is a protein-rich patty that you can rest assured will not fall apart. Topped with spicy Harissa sauce, this burger has some serious Moroccan flair.

Mini Brown Rice Lentil Burgers With Harissa [Vegan]



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  • 1/2 cup uncooked green lentils
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder
  • Salt
  • Oil, for pan frying
  • Harissa
  • Burger buns of your choice


  1. Boil the green lentils and the brown rice in 4 cups of water with a little salt. Drain the water when the lentils and the rice is soft.
  2. Grind them in a food processor with the nutritional yeast, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, coriander, baking powder, cayenne, and salt.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Shape the dough into patties and cook them in a frying pan over medium heat. Flip over to make sure you have a nice crust on both sides.