Vegan lentil burger with sweet potato

Want to make your own vegan burger? Then you do want to process those proteins, of course. That's why we went for this lentil burger with sweet potato. A tasty and good alternative for a ready-to-eat veggie burger. So do you want to replace meat, and still have the idea of ​​a hamburger on your plate? Don't forget the herbs, because the miso and the (preferably freshly ground) herbs make your vegan burger really tasty!
Dinner & lunchMeat substitute4 burgers1 hour 15 minutes preparation

This is what you need

Red lentils100 g
Sweet potato1 large
Garlic2 large
Red onion1
Salt1 tsp
Black pepper1 tsp
Cumin seed1 tsp
Coriander seeds1 tsp
Olive oil1 tbsp
Genmai miso1 tsp
Hemp seeds2 tbsp
Rolled oats50 g
Apple (Elstar)1 small
Coconut oil (deodorised)1 tbsp
Spelt buns4
For the toppings:
Fresh parsley
Lamb's lettuce


Amber Albarda
Amber is a well-known health coach and mother of 3. She is the author of a number of popular cookbooks and has a holistic view on nutrition and people. Check out amberalbarda. nl

This is how you make it

  1. Wash and cook the lentils according to the package. The lentils break by boiling, souse as little water as possible and do not set the heat too high. Drain the lentilsand let cool.
  2. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
  3. Clean (do not peel) the sweet potato and cut it in half. Put the sweetpotato together with the garlic and onion in the jacket in an oven dish andsprinkle with salt, pepper, cumin, coriander and olive oil.
  4. Roast in the oven for about 40 minutes until the potato is completely soft. Let thepotato cool and cut into blocks.
  5. Push the garlic out of its jacket. Remove the tough skin from the onion. Do allvegetables together with the cooked lentils in a blender.
  6. Put the miso in the baking dish and dilute with 2 tablespoons of boiling water. Stirwell and scrape off all herb leftovers. Add to the vegetable.
  7. Pulse until well mixed and form a cohesive mass.
  8. Now stir the hemp seeds, oatmeal, parsley and apple into the mixture.Let the mixture rest for 10 minutes so that the oatmeal and hemp seeds are moist
  9. Then form flat burgers or small balls with your hands (for in asalad!). Then fry them in a large frying pan with the coconut oilmedium heat in 5-10 minutes until golden brown on all sides.
  10. Serve on (sourdough) bread with lettuce, (mashed) avocado and tomato.