You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood.
The simple and delicious Turkish red lentil-bulgur wheat mercimek kofte dish is the inspiration behind this veggie burger recipe. Here, I substitute farro for the bulgur and bake the patties so they take on more of a veggie burger feel.
So you’ve resolved to explore healthier menu choices this year. Wonderful! This burger recipe offers a healthier ‘fast food’ lunch option, along with indulgent vegan deliciousness. Fair warning, though: you may not be able to stop after eating just one!
These lentil burgers are one of my most popular recipes. They’re a big hit with vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters alike.
If you’ve never tried a veggie burger. You should try this one! It tastes nothing like a meat burger, so don’t expect that, but it has a good mix of flavors, a nice texture…and it’s healthy.
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