Everyone loves a delicious, hearty veggie burger but most frozen ones are filled with processed oils and/or soy.
Make your own with a base of easy-to-digest red lentils, protein-packed quinoa, and grounding sweet potato with digestive-stimulating spices for a yummy Ayurvedic meal.
• 1 cup cooked red lentils
• 1 cup cooked quinoa
• 1 cup roasted sweet potato flesh
• 3 tbsp. hemp hearts
• 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds
• 2 tsp. curry powder
• 1 tsp. garam masala
• ¼ tsp. sea salt
• 6 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment.
2. In a large bowl, combine the lentils, quinoa, and sweet potato flesh. Mash all together.
3. Sprinkle in the hemp hearts, ground flax, curry powder, garam marsala, and salt. Stir to combine. Add in the chopped cilantro. Stir and let sit 5 minutes. 4. Divide the mixture into 8-9 equal parts and form burger-sized patties with slightly wet hands. Place burgers on lined sheet.
5.Bake for 20 minutes.
6. Pull out of the oven and flip the burgers over, careful not to break.
7. Bake for another 5-10 minutes, until crispy.
8.Remove from oven and allow cool for several minutes.
9. Enjoy with roasted vegetables, greens, or a sprouted bun!
*Store in airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.