Hearty Veggie Burgers

Lentil Barley Burger

Prep: 15 Min | Cook: 6 Min

Supercharge your veggie burger with nutrition from lentils and barley.



1/2 cup Lentils, Dried
1/2 cup Barley, Uncooked
2 Tbsp Plant-Based Cheese Alternative (such as Violife Just Like Mozzarella Shreds)
2 Tbsp Fresh basil, Chopped
1 Clove Garlic, Minced
½ tsp Salt
2 tsp Olive oil
4 Large Romaine Lettuce Leaves
4 Small Grape Tomatoes, Halved


  1. Cook lentils and barley according to package directions.
  2. Mash half of the lentils. Stir in remaining lentils and other ingredients.
  3. Divide mixture and evenly shape into 4 patties.
  4. Heat oil in non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve burgers with lettuce and tomatoes or other desired condiments.


Lighten Up Tip: Serve burgers atop chopped romaine lettuce. Serve with tomato slices.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 130

Total Fat: 4 g

Cholesterol: 4 mg

Sodium: 318 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 17 g

- Dietary Fiber: 4 g

Protein: 7 g

Vitamin K: 8%

Thiamin: 11%

Riboflavin: 10%

Niacin: 9%

Iron: 21%

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.