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Lentil Patties

From Stones River Market

<p>Vegetarian, Vegan, &amp; Dairy-Free!<br /> The Seeds of Success make these patties truly unique!<br /> Lentils are loaded with protein, iron, and B Vitamins.</p>
Source: JENuine Health by Chef Jenny (Entered by Jenny Drake)
Serves: 4 servings, 20 small patties

1 cup lentils, dry
1 medium carrot, minced
1/2 medium onion, minced
1/4 cup Seeds of Success, Sweet & Spicy Mix
1/2 tsp cumin, ground
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce, reduced sodium
1/4 cup whole wheat flour or quinoa flour
canola oil

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Add lentils. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. While lentils are cooking, chop up your carrots and onions.
  3. Drain lentils well through a sieve. Place lentils in a large bowl.
  4. Add carrots, onions, sunflower seeds, cumin, salt, and soy sauce to the lentils. Mash mixture with a fork. Add flour and combine with the lentil mixture.
  5. Take a golf ball size amount of lentil mixture and place it in the palm of your hand. Press it into a patty. This recipe should make about 20 patties.
  6. Pour oil 1 inch deep in a large skillet. (I like to use my cast iron skillet for this recipe.) Turn heat to medium-high. When oil is hot, add patties. Fry until browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Place the patties on a plate lined with paper towels when done.