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Mushroom Lentil Burger

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Total Time 30 minutes

Enjoy this delicious and healthy lentil and mushroom burger just in time for summer….or all year round because good nutritious food doesn’t just have one season!

Courtesy of myrecipes.com

  • 1 tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 5 regular or whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted and divided
  • 6 oz presliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 (8oz) pouch precooked black beluga lentils
  • 4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 oz crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 1/2 tbs canola maynonnaise
  • 1/2 cup baby arugula
  1. Preheat boiler
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add 1 tsp of oil to pan.
  3. After swirling the oil around and coating the pan, add onions and garlic, then sauté for 3 minutes, or until tender
  4. Place 1 bun in a food processor, process until coarse crumbs form and set aside
  5. Combine mushrooms, lentils, mustard and the next three ingredients though the salt in a food processor, pulse to combine
  6. Combine bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and mushroom mixture with an egg in a large bowl and stir well
  7. Divide into four portions, gently shaping each into 1/2 inch think patty
  8. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the remaining 2 tsp of oil.
  9. Cook the patties four minutes on each side and then remove them to align along a baking sheet
  10. Sprinkle patties evenly with cheese and place under broiler for 2 minutes or until cheese is softened
  11. Combine canola mayonnaise and remaining 2 tsp of mustard into a small bowl.  Spread the top half of each half of the remaining 4 buns.
  12. Top each bottom layer with a patty
  13. Divide arugula evenly among burgers

Calories 387
Fat 11.4 g
Saturated fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat 2.4 g
Protein 20.1 g
Carbohydrate 51.4 g
Fiber 7.2 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 579 mg
Calcium 123 mg

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