Salads, Vegetarian

Smoky Lentil Patties With Cherry Tomato & Caper Salad

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Crispy patties filled with nutrients and flavor are served with a light and tasty lemon sauce. Capers add a great texture to this simple salad, and their saltiness are balanced by the balsamic reduction.

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Shape mixture into patties, whatever size you like, then fry both sides until crispy and golden.

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Toss together the tomatoes, oil and capers. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and divide into 2 servings.

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Boil the balsamic vinegar until it is reduced to a thick syrup. Then drizzle it warm over your plated salads.

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Smoky Lentil Patties With Cherry Tomato & Caper Salad

Marla Hingley
Crispy patties filled with nutrients and flavor are served alongside a light and tasty sauce.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

Patties

  • 2 cups cooked or canned lentils
  • 1/2 cup GF fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

Sauce

  • 1 cup Greek plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Salad

  • 1/4 cup GF balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • For the patties, mash about half (or all if desired) of the lentils then add remaining ingredients stirring until combined. Shape into patties (size of your choice).
  • Heat oil in fry pan and cook patties in batches flipping once, until both sides are crisp and golden, about 5 minutes per side.
  • For the sauce, combine all ingredients together in a bowl. Serve with patties.
  • For salad, heat vinegar in small saucepan to boiling. Continue to boil until reduced to a thick syrup. Combine remaining ingredients together, then drizzle with balsamic reduction.
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