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Lentil Patties

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Lentil Patties

Lentil Patties

Makes 12 small

Ingredients

1 medium sweet potato
1 x 400g can brown lentils, no added salt
1 x 400g can chickpeas, no added salt
1 x 400g can corn, no added salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 clove garlic
½ cup dried wholemeal breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Peel and dice sweet potato. Drain and rinse lentils, chickpeas and corn.
  2. Finely chop onion and crush garlic clove. Set aside.
  3. Place sweet potato into a microwavable dish and add 1 tablespoon of water. Microwave for 6 minutes or until soft. Drain any excess liquid.
  4. Mash cooked sweet potato until smooth. Add lentils, chickpeas and corn and roughly mash to combine.
  5. Heat half of the oil in a frypan and cook onion, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add curry powder and garlic, cook for a further 1 minute or until fragrant.
  6. Add onion mixture to the mash mixture and stir to combine.
  7. Using clean, wet hands, shape mixture into 12 small patties. Coat the patties in breadcrumbs. Add to a plate and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  8. Heat the remaining oil in a frypan and cook patties in batches, for 3-4 minutes each side.
  9. Serve warm or cool.
Tip: serve with a delicious Greek yoghurt dipping sauce. Simply combine 1 clove of crushed garlic and 1 teaspoon lemon juice to 200g reduced fat Greek yoghurt.
This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.