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young carrot burger

Recipe: Young carrot burger

Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 buns
  • a handful of fresh spinach
Method
  • Cut the buns in halves and toast them. Assemble the burgers: bun, spinach, carrot patty, sauce, bun.

Recipe: Carrot patties

Ingredients
  • 400 g of grated young carrot
  • 250 g of cooked chickpeas
  • one red onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp. of chopped cilantro
  • one tsp. of ground cumin
  • one tsp. of chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • one tbsp. of butter
Method
  • Melt butter in a frying pan, add 1/2 tsp. of cumin and 1/2 tsp. of chili powder. Add carrots and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Blend carrots and chickpeas - they should be combined, but not too smooth.
  • Add remaining ingredients and combine.
  • Form four patties. Place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 180C for about 15 minutes..

Recipe: Yoghurt and cucumber sauce

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup of grated cucumber
  • 1/2 cup of Greek yoghurt
  • salt and pepper
Method
  • Combine all the ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.

red lentil burgers with sweet potato fries

Perhaps not the most creative recipe ever, but everyone enjoys a good burger every once in a while.

Recipe: Patties

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup of cooked red lentils
  • 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs
  • one egg
  • one tsp. of ground cumin
  • one tsp. of tumeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of chili flakes
Method
  • Combine all the ingredients on a bowl. Form two pattied.
  • Bake at 180C for about 10 minutes, flipping the patties halfway through the baking time.

Recipe: Sweet potato fries

Ingredients
  • one large sweet potato
  • one tbsp. of olive oil
  • one tsp. of smoked paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of course sea salt
Method
  • Cut the potato into fry-shaped pieces. Toss them into a bowl and combine with olive oil, smoked paprika and salt.
  • Arrange the fries in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 180C for about 30 minutes, flipping fries halfway through baking time.

Recipe: Red lentil burgers

Ingredients
  • 2 buns
  • 3 tbsp. of bryndza or other soft sheep's milk cheese
  • a few slices of grilled eggplant
  • a few slices of tomato
  • a few slices of red onion
  • a handful of fresh cilantro leaves
Method
  • Assemble the burgers: spread bryndza on the buns, top with grilled eggplant, lentil patties, cilantro leaves, tomato and onion.