Friday, 4 November 2011


Serves 4
( This recipe is free from yeast, dairy products, meat, added gluten, sugar, )


  • 1 medium onion                                                                    -1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves                                                                     -1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup of red split lentils                                                        -1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 cups of water                                                                   -salt and black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups of finely chopped walnuts                                   -olive oil for brushing
  •   3 tbsp tomato paste                                                          -sesame seeds and rice flour for coating    
Finely dice the onion and crush the garlic cloves.

Place the onion, garlic, lentils, water and herbs into a saucepan and bring it to boil. Simmer, stirring occasionally until the lentils are soft and the mixture starts to become a thick pure.

Remove the bay leaf. Stir in the tomato paste and walnuts and add salt and black pepper to taste. Allow the mixture to cool.

Sprinkle the sesame seeds and rice flour on to the work surface. Divide the mixture into 8, roll each portion into the flour and seeds, and flatten them into burger shapes.

Place the burgers on a greased baking tray. Brush the surface with olive oil and bake in a preheated 200 degrees oven for approximately 25 minutes.

Serve with cous cous, fresh salad and humus.

Enjoy :)


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