Mushroom and lentil burgers served with cheesy courgette chips

Mushroom & Lentil Burgers with Courgette Chips Recipe

35 Minutes
Serves: 2
An irresistible vegetarian mushroom and lentil burger made with mushrooms and grated carrot, flavoured with garlic and Italian herbs. Serve in a crusty ciabatta roll with lettuce tomato and topped with fried onions and tomato sauce, serve with crunchy parmesan courgette chips.

Recipe Ingreds


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 90 grams bread crumbs
  • 1 whole courgette
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 grams parmesan or pecorino cheese
  • salt (to taste)
  • 30 grams plain flour

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  • 0.5 slices brown bread
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 grams lettuce
  • 1 whole tomatoes
  • 0.5 tin tinned green lentils
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 rolls ciabatta rolls
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs
  • 0.5 whole lemon
  • 250 grams mushrooms
  • 2 whole onions
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 whole carrots
  • 0.75 tbsp tomato sauce

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • set the oven to 180C 350F or gas mark 5
  • cover the baking tray with foil
  • add 1/4 of the oil to the baking tray
  • drain and rinse the lentils
  • coat the lentils in oil
  • spread the lentils on the baking tray
  • cook for 10 minutes

Step 2

  • peel and chop the half the onion(s) finely
  • heat the frying pan with 1/4 of the oil
  • cook the onions till soft

Step 3

  • peel and crush the garlic
  • add to the frying pan
  • cook for a minute or two

Step 4

  • wash and roughly chop the mushrooms
  • add to the frying pan
  • cook until golden brown
  • add the Italian herbs to the frying pan
  • cook for a minute or two

Step 5

  • using a food processor blend the bread into fresh breadcrumbs
  • set a side half the breadcrumbs leave the remainder in the processor
  • peel and grate the carrots

Step 6

  • remove the lentils from the oven
  • place 3/4 of the lentils in the food processor
  • add half the contents of the frying pan to the processor
  • blend the ingredients in a food processor till finely chopped but not pureed
  • empty the lentils mixture into a bowl

Step 7

  • add the breadcrumbs to the bowl
  • add the remaining contents of the frying pan
  • add the grated carrot to the bowl
  • squeeze the lemon(s) .
  • add the lemon juice to the bowl
  • add the soy sauce
  • season with salt and pepper

Step 8

  • place on a plate wrap in cling film rest for 10 minutes in the fridge
  • form the lentil mixture into burgers

Step 9

  • wash the courgettes chop into chip shapes

Step 10

  • place the flour on a plate
  • place the breadcrumbs on a plate
  • grate the parmesan onto the breadcrumb plate and mix the breadcrumbs and parmesan together with salt and pepper

Step 11

  • break the egg(s) into the shallow bowl and beat with a fork
  • season with salt and pepper

Step 12

  • pour half olive oil onto the baking tray and half into a cup
  • organise the breading ingredients into a row with the flour first , then the egg and finally the breadcrumbs.

Step 13

  • dip the courgette chip into the flour
  • 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 14

  • remove the burgers from the fridge
  • heat the frying pan with 1/4 of the oil
  • add the burgers to the frying pan cook till golden brown on both sides

Step 15

  • peel and slice the remaining onion
  • heat the frying pan with 1/4 of the oil
  • add the onions and cook till soft

Step 16

  • cut the ciabatta rolls in half
  • lightly toast
  • add the lettuce to the roll
  • slice the tomato and add to the lettuce
  • place the lentil burger on top of the tomatoes
  • add the cooked onions
  • add the tomato sauce
  • place the burger on to a serving plate

Step 17

  • remove courgette chips from the oven
  • and add to serving plate with the burger

Recipe Utensils

  • 2 baking tray
  • 1 bowl
  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 cling film
  • 1 foil
  • 1 food processor
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 2 grater
  • 2 large knife
  • 1 lemon squeezer
  • 1 pastry brush
  • 3 plate
  • 1 shallow bowl
  • 1 sieve

How to make our mushroom and lentil burgers

Drain the green lentils, and spread on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes. Add the chopped onions and garlic to a pan and lightly fry, add the sliced mushrooms and cook till golden brown then add the herbs. Blend the bread into crumbs and grate the carrots place together in a bowl. Remove the lentils from the oven add 3/4 of the lentils and 1/2 the contents of the frying pan to a blend and lightly blend till finely chopped. Add the contents of the blender to the bowl with the carrots, add the remaining lentils, and mushrooms from the frying pan . Add the soy sauce lemon juice and seasoning, stir to mix. Take a large spoon of the mixture and form burgers. Lightly fry till golden brown  Once cooked serve in a crunchy ciabatta roll with lettuce, sliced tomato, fried onions and tomato sauce, with indulgent crispy courgette chips for a delicious meal 

Homemade green lentil burgers for dinner tonight

These patties are perfect at any time of year, we serve them with cheesy courgette chips, but for a quick after work dinner idea serve them with salad in the summer and homemade or frozen oven chips in the winter. We recommend making extra burgers and freezing them so you can use them anytime.

What makes our veggie burgers the best

The combination of mushrooms and green lentils is delicious, the earthy flavours are complimented with garlic and herbs. The green lentil burgers are finished traditionally with fried onions and tomato sauce. and what completes the meal beautifully is the cheesy courgette chips

Vegetarian green lentil recipes

Chianti Baked Lentil balls

Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese

Red Lentils Chilli Con Carne

Veggie lentil Stew

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