Zucchini Lentil Veggie Burger – Dinner Easy Recipe

Did you know you could make a delicious burger without animal protein? Well, it is possible!

Zucchini Lentil Veggie Burger

Zucchini Lentil Veggie Burger, recipe by Dr. Janet

Go veggie the next time you make burgers.

All you need is a mixture of beans, whole grains, and seeds to make the perfect cholesterol-free burger with heart healthy fats, lean protein, and dietary fiber.

Zero cholesterol recipe of Zucchini Lentil Burgers:

A gluten-free vegan burger made without eggs.

Yield: 6 servings (4 oz burger per serving)


    • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
    • ½ medium yellow onion, minced
    • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 1 medium zucchini
    • 2 cup of cooked lentils
    • 2 Tablespoons of sunflower seeds
    • 2 Tablespoons of sesame seeds
    • 2 Tablespoons of ground flaxseed
    • 1 Tablespoon of chia seeds
    • ¼ cup of rolled oats, processed to a flour consistency
    • 2 Tablespoons of BBQ sauce
    • 1 Tablespoon of ground ginger
    • 1 Tablespoon of ground mustard
    • 1 Tablespoon of ground cumin
    • 1 Tablespoon of dried onion flakes
    • 1 tsp of red pepper flakes


  • In a skillet, heat the olive oil and sauté the onion and garlic on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • In a food processor, mince the zucchini. Pour processed zucchini in paper towels and squeeze out the water into the sink.
  • In a large bowl, add the zucchini, sautéed mixture, and the rest of the burger ingredients.
  • Mix the ingredients together. Use ½ of the mixture to form 6 burger patties.
  • Place burger patties on a large skillet greased with olive oil.
  • Cook veggie burgers on medium heat until both sides of the burger are golden brown (flip burgers every 5 minutes for about 20-30 minutes).
  • Serve veggie burgers on a whole wheat burger bun/English muffin OR on a bed of leafy greens.
  • Don’t forget your burger fixings such as a slice of tomato, onion, pepper and heart healthy spreads (hummus, pesto, or guacamole).

Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories: 171 kcal
Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 24g
Dietary Fiber: 7 g
Protein: 8 g
Sodium: 53 mg


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