Savory Lentil Patties

These Savory Lentil Patties are a testament to how versatile and delicious lentils can be. Bound with fresh herbs and vegetables, they form a perfect golden crust when pan-fried, revealing a moist and flavorful interior that’s both satisfying and nutritious.

Whether you’re a long-time vegan or just looking for a meatless meal option, these patties are a delightful choice. They can be served on a bun as a burger, atop a bed of greens for a hearty salad, or alongside your favorite dipping sauce as a snack. This recipe is a fantastic way to incorporate more plant-based proteins into your diet, ensuring a meal that’s as wholesome as it is tasty.

Full Recipe:


  • 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for frying



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked lentils, onion, garlic, carrot, breadcrumbs, eggs, parsley, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Mix well until the mixture is uniform.
  2. Heat a thin layer of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Form the lentil mixture into patties and fry each patty for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Drain on paper towels to remove any excess oil before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 8 minutes per batch | Total Time: Depending on batches

Kcal: 150 kcal per patty | Servings: Makes about 12 patties

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