I recently teamed up with my amazing friends Coach Gessie Thompson from The Detox Now and Yandy Smith to create a plant based burger to feature on CLEO TV for an epic burger battle cooking show. You can catch a preview of the show here and catch the full episode on CLEO TV Saturday 5/16 at NOON EST.
So often people assume that eating a plant based "electric" diet means that they will miss out foods that they love. I was super happy to help tear down that misconception by sharing my lentil wild rice burger patty recipe. These burger have great flavor and texture and make an excellent plant based "electric" alternative to store bought vegan burgers. On the show Gessie and Yandy topped them with a yummy avocado dressing so make sure you head on over to The Detox Now to grab that recipe too.
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Makes 4 Burgers
2 cups of cooked green lentils
2 cups of cooked wild rice
1/8 cup of quick oats
1/4 cup of Chickpea (Garbanzo) flour
1/2 red onion chopped
1 tsp of mustard powder
The leaves of 2 thyme sprigs
2 garlic cloves
2 tsp of onion powder
pinch of cayenne pepper
1 tsp of coriander
1 tsp of salt
pepper to taste
Avocado oil for cooking
First lightly sauteè the onion, garlic and fresh thyme in a skillet with a little avocado oil.
Then add the onion and garlic into a food processor and pulse until broken down.
Next add in the remaining ingredients and pulse until it resembles ground meat. Remove the mixture from the food processor and form your desired size patties (adding more flour if necessary.
Now place a large skillet over medium heat and add in 1 tsp of oil. Once the pan is hot add in the patties (You may need to do it in batches so that you don't overcrowd the pan.
Let the burgers cook for about 4-5 minutes one each side. Remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes before using.