• 3c cooked lentils
  • 1c bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1c red onion, finely chopped
  • 1lb 93% ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2tsp ground black pepper


Roughly mash the lentils. Mix the lentils, vegetable, egg and meat with your hands in mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Form 8 patties. Grill patties on medium-high heat, until brown on both sides. The internal temperature of the burgers should reach 160°F.

** Patties can be formed, wrapped in plastic wrap and then refrigerated for 2-3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Makes 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 patty


Calories 187
Fat 4.9g
Saturated Fat 1.7g
Cholesterol 56mg
Sodium 186mg
Potassium 323mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Fiber 6g
Sugar 0g
Protein 19.8g

Recipe from: Good and Cheap, A SNAP Cookbook by Leanne Brown