Too tired to cook? Are you one of those people who would freeze their coffee if they could, just so they could have it to go every morning?
If you answered yes to this question, make a note of this lentil burger recipe with Casademont boiled ham. Besides being quick to prepare, these burgers can be frozen, are suitable for gluten-free diets and are a delicious source of vitamins and minerals (so you’ll have more energy!).
Ingredients – for 8 burgers –
80 g Casademont boiled ham
60 g sautéed spring onions
200 g boiled lentils, drained well
100 g gluten-free coarse rolled oats
60 g grated carrot
25 g grams of raisins
5 g salt
Gluten-free flour for coating
1. Cut the boiled ham into small pieces, about the size of a chickpea.
2. In a bowl, mix the drained lentils with the rolled oats and the egg. Blend with a stick blender.
3. Add the grated carrot, poached spring onion, raisins and boiled ham, cut into small pieces.
4. Mix together with a fork.
5. Using your hands, pick up a portion of the mixture, coat in gluten-free flour and flatten to shape it into a burger.
6. Shallow fry the burgers in olive oil.
You’ll like it because… 1. You’ll have them ready in a jiffy and you can make several burgers with the amounts indicated in the recipe. If you have any left over, no problem! Freeze them raw and when you want to eat them, leave them out at room temperature for half an hour to thaw slightly before frying.
2. They can be coated in gluten-free flour, making them suitable for coeliacs and those with gluten intolerance.
3. They are pure iron! both lentils and boiled ham contain large doses of this mineral.