Protein Power Lentils and Amaranth Patties

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 30 min 4
Protein Power Lentils and Amaranth Patties
Health Highlights


1 cup Red lentils, raw
1/2 cup Amaranth, raw
1/2 cup Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (diced)
2 tbsp (level) Psyllium seed husk
4 tbsp Nutritional yeast
1/2 cup Bread crumbs, plain, gluten free
1/4 cup Black olives (optional)
1 dash Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tbsp Grape seed oil (for frying)


  1. Add red lentils and amaranth in a pot. Cover with water and boil for 15 minutes. Strain them.
  2. Put them in a large bowl and blend in all the other ingredients, except oil. If the composition is too moist, add more breadcrumbs. The patties should be easy to form.
  3. Heat some oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  4. Make the patties – 1 Tbsps per patty.
  5. Fry them 2 minutes on each side.
  6. Put the amaranth patties on a plate covered with a paper towel, in order to absorb all excess oil.



are an important source of protein for vegetarians and vegans. 

They are high in fibre, making them good for digestive health!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 419
Calories from fat 72
Calories from saturated fat 10.5
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 316 mg
Potassium 851 mg
Total Carbohydrate 70 g
Dietary Fiber 12.2 g
Sugars 5.7 g
Protein 22.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.5

Energy sources