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Beluga Lentil Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

Beluga Lentil Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

“Everyone loves a good burger, but it is good to to not eat red meat too much, so these are a really good meat free alternative. They really look like burgers too because of the deep black lentils. The chilli mayonnaise is fun and spicy, I love Sriracha chilli sauce, but realistically you cans use whatever chilli you have at hand.”

By Sophie Michell, our Well-being Chef

  • Serves 2

  • 25 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Beluga® Lentils

Ingredients

For the mayonnaise

  • 100g good quality mayo
  • 1 tbsp of sriracha chilli sauce

To Serve

  • 2 hamburger buns
  • 2 slices of vintage cheddar
  • 2 slices of tomatoes
  • 2 slices red onion
  • 1/2 avocado cut into slices

Instructions

1.Firstly, prepare the stock. Once it’s come to the boil, take it off the heat, mix in the beluga lentils and blitz with a hand blender or mash by hand

2. Next, fry the onion and garlic off with a little oil for 5 minutes until softened. Add them to the lentils and mix in the carrot, breadcrumbs, spices and egg

3.Add a little oil to a frying pan and once hot, spoon the mix into the pan to make burger sized patties. Fry for about 6 minutes on each side until golden brown

4.Simply mix the chilli and mayo together and spread on the top and bottom of the toasted buns. Layer up the burgers, red onion, tomato, avocado and cheese in the bun and serve

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