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Vegan Lentil Mushroom Burgers

One of the vegan flavors… Have you tried the Vegan Burger recipe prepared with mushrooms and lentils?

June 2, 2022
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Puy Lentil Mushroom BurgersPhoto By Canva
Difficulty Medium
Servings 4 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 45 mins
Total 60 mins

Puy Lentil Mushroom Burgers Recipe Video



  1. Place the lentils in saucepan of cold water and bring to the boil. Reduce to a low simmer, skimming off any foam from the top, and cook for 15 minutes until just soft. Drain and rinse, then leave the cool.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large, non stick frying pan. Cook the onion over a medium heat for 5 minutes, until softened but not brown. Add the remaining oil and the chopped mushrooms, and cook for a further 15-20 minutes, until they break down and there is no moisture left in the pan. Add the garlic, thyme, and parsley and cook for a further minute, until the garlic is cooked. Add the balsamic vinegar and remove from the heat.
  3. Put the mushroom mixture, cooled lentils, breadcrumbs, and nutritional yeast into a food processor and season well. Pulse carefully until it is just mixed and still has some texture.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool for 5 minutes. Shape the cooled mixture into 4 equal-sized patties and chill, covered, for 30 minutes to allow them to firm up.
  5. Add oil to the frying pan and remove the excess oil with the help of a paper towel. Heat a little oil in the pan and cook the burgers over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side, until well browned and cooked through. Serve in whole grain buns, with your choice of sides.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Puy Lentil Mushroom Burgers
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Sodium 146 mg6.3%
Potassium 703 mg15%
Protein 12.6 g25.2%
Total Fat 11.8 g15.1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Instead of lentils, you can choose kidney beans, soybeans or black beans. You can check out our 'How To Choose Legumes?' post.
  • If you are going to cook the patties in a pan, don't forget to grease the pan beforehand. This way, you can prevent the patties from getting dry.
  • You can also use wheat or flax seeds instead of bread crumbs, which serve as a binder in the recipe.
  • Instead of hamburger bread; You can use lettuce, pepper, tortilla bread.
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Prepare for a delicious and healthy burger feast at home instead of buying it. The burger recipe that is both practical and delicious: Vegan Lentil Mushroom Burger.

The Green Lentil Burger is a vegan burger made with vegetables. It is ideal for a healthy meal with its patties prepared with lentils and mushrooms and wholemeal sandwich bread.

You can prepare a pleasant meal which you can cook in the pan or in the oven, and sweet potatoes in the oven if you wish. Try this unique recipe of the kind you will always want to make, after meeting the taste of homemade burger. Enjoy your meal.

How to Make the Best Homemade Vegan Lentil Burger?

To Make Homemade Vegan Burger:

Use the Right Amount of Materials. Prepare the meatballs of the hamburger according to the dimensions in the recipe.

Make Sure You Are Using a Binding Product. It is generally used as an egg binder in making meatballs. When preparing Vegan Burger, you can choose wheat, breadcrumbs or flax seeds.

Make Sure The Materials Are Not Watery. Before crushing, drain the lentils and other ingredients well. Make sure they are dry.

Make Meatballs Thick. The thickness of the meatballs is very effective. If it is too thin, it may crumble during cooking. Make medium-thick and not too large meatballs.

How Do You Keep Lentil Burgers From Falling Apart?

Combine the ingredients using flaxseed eggs, chia seeds, wheat or starch.

Use mashed potatoes, beans or lentils. You can also add dry ingredients such as bread crumbs, flour, oats or cornstarch.

If you are going to use onions, carrots or zucchini, dry these ingredients before adding them to the burger mix. Raw vegetables release water during cooking. This can cause the patties to become wet and scatter.

Make sure all ingredients are thoroughly crushed and chopped. You can use the crusher, fork or your hands.

If the consistency of burger patties is sticky, add flour or breadcrumbs.

Is Vegan Mushroom Lentil Burger Healthy?

Yes and no. Vegan Burger can become healthy or unhealthy depending on what ingredients it is made from.

It is made from grains and legumes such as beans and lentils. They are foods rich in fiber and minerals. Homemade vegan meatballs are generally healthier. Packaged patties may contain additives. Therefore, if you are buying pre-packaged, pay attention to the content.

What To Serve with Vegan Burger?

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Lentil Mushroom Burger:

How to Store Vegan Burger?

How Long Does a Frozen Lentil Burger Last? You can prepare the hamburger patties in advance and keep them in the fridge or freezer until the day you cook them. 4 days in the refrigerator in an airtight container; You can keep it in the freezer for up to 3 months. Cooked burgers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

How Long Does A Frozen Vegan Burger Stay Fresh At Room Temperature? It should not be left at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

How To Know That Frozen Burgers Are Spoiled? If there are stains or discoloration in the frozen hamburgers, or if there is a defect in the smell and taste, it is spoiled.

How to Cook Frozen Veggie Burgers?

Vegan Lentil Burger that was removed from the freezer; It can be cooked in a pan, oven or microwave.

If you want to heat or cook in a pan; Apply cooking oil on both sides of frozen burgers. Put it in an unheated pan. Cook both sides for an average of 5 minutes on medium heat.

If you want to heat or cook in the oven; Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Place the greaseproof paper on the baking tray. put the burgers on it. Bake the burgers for about 6 minutes. Turn the burgers. Return the baking tray to the oven. Again, cook for 6 minutes.

If you want to heat or cook in the microwave; Put the hamburgers on a plate and microwave for 60 seconds over high heat. Turn the burgers over. Cook again for about 1 minute.

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