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 Rating

Ingredients


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, whole wheat
1/4 cup Black olives (optional)
1/4 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tbsp Grape seed oil (for frying)

Instructions


  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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 443
Calories from fat 75
Calories from saturated fat 10.1
Total Fat 8.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 337 mg
Potassium 871 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 13.5 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 24.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.5

Energy sources


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Notes:

Lentils

are an important source of protein for vegetarians and vegans. 

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

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