Spicy lentil & carrot patties

Spicy lentil & carrot patties

This is a great way to get kids to eat more vegetables.

By , 21 September 2015
Spicy lentil & carrot patties
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: 85p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 238g serving contains
  • Fat med
    8.8g
    13%
  • Saturates low
    1.5g
    8%
  • Sugars low
    8.1g
    9%
  • Salt low
    0.4g
    7%
  • Energy 1227KJ 293KCAL
    15%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 516kJ/123kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 x 400g cans green lentils, drained
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 level tsp ground cumin
  • 1 level tsp ground coriander
  • 125g carrot, grated
  • 100g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp Extra Special Tomato & Chilli Chutney, plus extra to serve
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • Salad, to serve
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Line a tray with baking paper. Put the green lentils into a bowl and mash with a potato masher, or blitz with a hand-held blender until partially broken up.

  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the onion and cook until soft. Add the cumin and coriander and stir over a low heat for 1 minute. Add the grated carrot and cook over a medium heat for 2-4 minutes, stirring.

  • Add the onion mixture to the lentils and mix in the breadcrumbs, tomato purée, chutney and egg.

  • Shape into 8 cakes and put on the lined tray. Cook in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove and leave to cool for 5 minutes. Serve with salad and chutney.