35 Minutes
Black Olive & Lentil Burgers with Courgette Chips

Black Olive & Lentil Burgers with Courgette Chips

A chunky burger made with mushrooms and lentils, flavoured with olive, garlic and basil served with parmesan courgette chips

How it's doneDirections

Step 1

  • Heat the olive oil in the frying pan.
  • Peel and chop the onion(s) finely add the onions to a pan.
  • Peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely.
  • Add the garlic to the pan.

Step 2

set the oven to 190C 375F or gas mark 5

Step 3

  • Wash and slice the mushrooms add to the frying pan.
  • Add the mixed herbs cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4

  • Using a food processor blend the bread into fresh breadcrumbs.
  • Reserve half the breadcrumbs.
  • Drain the lentils.
  • Add to the food processor
  • Add the contents of the frying pan
  • Add the soy sauce
  • Add the lemon juice
  • Blend until smooth
  • Empty into a bowl

Step 5

  • Chop the olives, add the olives.
  • Mix in the remaining breadcrumbs.
  • Wash and tear the basil leaves.
  • Add the basil to the bowl.
  • Take a large spoonful of the mixture and with damp hands shape the mixture into burgers
  • Make a burger for each person.
  • Brush the top of the burger with oil using the pastry brush and place in the oven for 20 mins

Step 6

  • Wash the courgettes chop into chip shapes.
  • Place the breadcrumbs on a plate.
  • Grate the parmesan onto the plate and mix the breadcrumbs and parmesan together with salt and pepper

Step 7

  • Break the egg(s) into the shallow bowl and beat with a fork.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour 1 tbsp olive oil onto the baking tray and 1 tbsp into a cup

Step 8

  • Organise the courgettes, egg, breadcrumb mixture, baking tray into a row.
  • Then dip the courgette chip into egg.
  • Then dip the courgette chip into the breadcrumbs and parmesan coat the courgette chip fully.
  • Place the crumbed courgette chip onto the oiled baking tray and dab the courgette with oil from the cup using a pastry brush.
  • Repeat for each courgette chip.
  • Place in the oven.
  • Bake for 10 minutes turning once part way through cooking

Step 9

  • Switch the grill on.
  • Cut the ciabatta rolls in half lightly toast.
  • Remove courgette chips from the oven.
  • Remove the burgers from the oven

Step 10

  • Lay the burger on top of the ciabatta roll
  • Add the onions
  • Top with tomato sauce
  • Sprinkle of basil
  • Serve with the parmesan chips

What you needIngredients

servings 2
  • chopping board
  • large knife
  • frying pan
  • garlic crusher
  • large bowl
  • baking tray
  • pastry brush
  • food processor
  • shallow bowl
  • grater
  • plate
  • baking tray
  • 250 grams mushroom
  • 1 onions
  • 1 sliced bread (brown)
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tin lentils
  • 8 black olives
  • 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 4 sprigs fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt - to taste
  • black pepper - tpo taste
  • 2 ciabatta rolls
  • 2 sprig fresh basil
Courgette Chips
  • 2 courgette
  • 3 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 10 grams parmesan
  • Salt- to taste
  • black pepper - top taste

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