Lentil & Eggplant Patties with Olives and Herbs

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Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 6
Lentil & Eggplant Patties with Olives and Herbs
Health Highlights
Serve with your favorite salad or pair with steamed, sauteed, or roasted veggies to complete the meal!


2 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)
3 tbsp Water, filtered
1 cup Red lentils, raw
1 eggplant Eggplant
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)
1 bunch Parsley, Italian, fresh (chopped)
4 large Black olives (pitted and sliced)
3 clove(s) Garlic (mashed)
4 tbsp Nutritional yeast
1/3 cup Bread crumbs, whole wheat (as needed)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (for frying)


  1. Mix the ground flax and water in a small bowl and set aside for 5 minutes to thicken.
  2. Add lentils to a pot and cover them with water. Boil for 15 minutes, then remove from heat.
  3. Strain the lentils very well and put them in a large bowl.
  4. Cut the eggplant in half and scoop out the pulp. Chop the pulp and add to the bowl with the lentils, followed by the onion, parsley, olives, garlic, nutritional yeast, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  5. Using a fork, or your hands, start combining the ingredients in the bowl until the mixture is sticky and easy to shape. Add more breadcrumbs if it is too wet, until it has a dough-like consistency.
  6. Cook the patties – bake or light fry by spraying a non stick pan with some oil. Put each patty on the frying pan and let it fry about 2 minutes on each side.


Nutritional Highlight:

  • Lentils are an important source of plant-based protein and are high in fiber, which is important for digestion.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 222
Calories from fat 46
Calories from saturated fat 6.6
Total Fat 5.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 129 mg
Potassium 792 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 10.0 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 14.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 3.6

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