Lentil Burgers with Amaranth Flakes

Updated: Jun 12, 2020

Lentil Burgers with Amaranth Flakes
General Information
  • TypeEntrees
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSavory
  • Estimated Time20 minutes
  • Yield4


  • Amaranth Flakes
    Amaranth Flakes
  • Oregano
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Nutritional yeast
    Nutritional yeast
  • Chicken Eggs
    Chicken Eggs
  • Salt
  • Carrot
  • burger bun
    burger bun
  • Black Pepper
    Black Pepper
  • 2 cups of Lentils (cooked)
  • 1 cup of Amaranth Flakes
  • 1/4 cup of Sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Oregano (dried)
  • 1 clove of Garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 Onion (small; chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons of Nutritional yeast
  • 1 Chicken Eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 cup of Carrot (shredded)
  • 4 Burger bun (whole grain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper


If you are ever in need of flavorful and nutritious burgers, give this recipe a try! Made with lentils, flaked amaranth, carrots, and the seeds of the sunflower, they offer great amounts of protein, dietary fiber, and essential micronutrients. With such nutritional profile, these amaranth lentil burgers are a satisfying option for a healthy lunch or wholesome dinner.

  1. Place the lentils, carrots, onions, garlic, and sunflower seeds in a food processor. Process until more or less smooth and well-combined.(5 minutes)
  2. Add the salt, dried pepper, dried oregano, nutritional yeast, tomato paste, and egg. Mix to combine. If the mixture seems too wet, add more amaranth flakes. If it seems too dry, add a little more tomato paste.(5 minutes)
  3. Using your hands, form four patties and fry them on a hot and lightly greased skillet until brown and cooked through.(10 minutes)
  4. Serve on lightly toasted whole grain buns and garnish as desired. Enjoy!