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How to Make Lentil Patties that Are Better Than Meat? Vegan Protein-Rich Recipe

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Hello, foodies! 🥘💕 Today, we’re bringing you a protein-packed, vegan-friendly recipe that’s sure to delight your taste buds. We’re talking about lentil patties! This recipe comes from the fantastic We Cook Vegan YouTube channel. The video titled “These lentil patties are better than meat! Protein rich, easy patties recipe! [Vegan] ASMR cooking” has garnered over 3 million views, and for a good reason. These patties are not only delicious but also easy to make. So, let’s dive into the recipe!

The Recipe 📝


  • 1 1/2 cups | 285g dried red lentils
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small carrot
  • 15g | 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Soak 1 1/2 cups (285g) of dried red lentils in enough water to cover them by about 2 inches for two hours.
  2. Add the drained lentils to a food processor.
  3. Chop 1 large shallot and add it to the food processor.
  4. Mince 2 cloves of garlic and add them to the food processor.
  5. Grate 1 small carrot and add it to the food processor.
  6. Add 15g (1/4 cup) of chopped fresh parsley.
  7. Add 1 tbsp of tomato puree.
  8. Add 1 tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp of black pepper.
  9. Blend the ingredients until well combined. The mixture will be sticky, but that’s normal.
  10. Heat some olive oil in a non-stick pan.
  11. Scoop out a quarter cup of the mixture at a time and shape it into patties about 1/2 inch thick.
  12. Cook the patties for about 3 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  13. Transfer the patties to a plate lined with a paper towel to drain any excess oil, let them cool, and enjoy!

These lentil patties are perfect for lunch or dinner. They’re delicious, protein-rich, and vegan-friendly. Plus, they’re so easy to make that anyone can whip them up at home. So, why not give them a try?

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