5 from 1 vote
Mushroom Lentil Bruschetta Burger
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

My new favorite veggie burger is this mushroom and lentil bruschetta burger!  Great texture, easy to make, and FULL of flavor.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 429 kcal
Ingredients
Mushroom and Lentil Veggie Burgers:
  • 100 g mushrooms 3.5 oz, 6 average cremini
  • 1 cup brown lentils canned, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Panko
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large slices of mozzarella
Bruschetta:
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons red onion minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil torn
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Other:
  • 3 gourmet burger buns
Instructions
  1. Spread out a couple of paper towels and arrange the lentils and mushrooms on top. Allow to dry for 10 minutes.
  2. Place the mushrooms, lentils, garlic, worcestershire, salt, balsamic vinegar, and sunflower seeds in the base of a food processor, and pulse 10 times. Scrape down the sides of the processor, add the rolled oats and pulse 5 more times (or until it looks like the photo above).
  3. Scrape the contents of the food processor into a large bowl. Stir in the panko and eggs.
  4. Form ½ cup patties about 1 inch thick. Cook in a non-stick frying pan for 4 minutes, then flip. Cook for 2 more minutes, then place a slice of mozzarella on top and cook for another 2 or so minutes, until cheese is melted and burger is cooked through.
  5. BruschettaStir together all bruschetta ingredients and set aside.
Recipe Notes
This recipe makes LARGE burgers (4-5 inches across). You can get 4 burgers by making smaller patties.
Nutrition Facts
Mushroom Lentil Bruschetta Burger
Amount Per Serving (1 burger)
Calories 429 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Cholesterol 144mg 48%
Sodium 842mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Sugars 8g
Protein 25g 50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.