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lentil and chorizo burgers

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time45 mins

These burgers are so tasty and very cheap to make from mainly store cupboard bits and pieces

 200 g red lentils
 500 ml vegetable stock
 100 g chorizo, finely diced
 1 onion, finely diced
 1 chilli, finely diced or 1 tablespoon chilli flakes
 2 crushed garlic cloves or 2 teaspoons garlic powder
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp paprika
 50 g breadcrumbs

Cook the red lentils in the stock for about half an hour, Add more water if needed while it cooks or drain at the end if liquid remains


Fry chorizo, onion, chilli and garlic until softened.


Stir in the cumin and paprika and mix thoroughly. Cook for 2 more minutes


Stir into the red lentils and add the breadcrumbs. Put the mix into the fridge for at least 1 hour


Shape into burgers and either fry or put in the oven for 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4