‘Meat’s Too Expensive!’ Vegetarian Burgers

'Meat's Too Expensive!' Vegetarian Burgers

‘Meat’s Too Expensive!’ Vegetarian Burgers
Veggie burgers made with lentils, wheat germ, mozzarella cheese, and plenty of seasoning are a tasty and cheaper way to enjoy a ‘burger’ sandwich.

Pour enough water into a pot that will cover lentils and wheat germ; bring to a boil.

Add lentils and wheat germ reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender adding more water if needed 20 to 25 minutes.

Remove pot from heat and cool slightly; mash lentil mixture until thick and lumpy.

Transfer mashed lentil mixture to a bowl.

Mix onion green bell pepper mozzarella cheese egg green chile pepper garlic salt and pepper into lentil mixture until thoroughly mixed; shape into 8 patties.

Heat about 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat.

Lower heat to medium-high and cook 4 patties in the hot oil until golden brown about 3 minutes per side.

Repeat with remaining oil and patties.

June 25, 2023

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