A really simple recipe that is tasty, healthy & vegan.
Served with fabulous kale or spinach (steamed with a chopped chilli, crushed garlic clove & good olive oil added afterwards, this will get the taste buds zingy. For families or personal preference, adapt the seasoning to taste.
Makes 8 burgers – serving 4
1tbs Olive Oil
1 small onion, peeled & chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped (plus one for the kale!)
1/4 – 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper or Chilli Powder
400g can Beans of choice or cooked lentils, drained really well
1tsp Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp Ground Turmeric
1 tsp Ground Garam Masala
1tbs Fresh Coriander , chopped
Salt & Pepper
Heat the oil and cook the onion, garlic and chilli until softened (about 5-10 mins). Watch it doesn’t burn.
Mash the beans well and mix in the dried spices & coriander.
Shape into burgers & pop into the fridge for at least 1 hour.
Grill, fry or bake until crisp on the outside & slightly browned. Turn with extra care as they can be quite delicate.
Serve with steamed spinach, kale or broccoli with added oil, garlic & chilli