Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers are great as a finger food for your little one. While still being soft, they are able to be picked up and held easily by small hands. Using a base of lentils which are high in antioxidants, iron and magnesium, these veggie burgers are not only delicious for the little members of your family, but anyone wanting a meat-free alternative at dinner time.

Looking for other finger food ideas? Try our Tuna Patties, Cheesy Cauliflower Balls and our Chicken Fingers which are a healthy, veggie packed alternative for the chicken nugget lover!

Veggie Burgers 

Veggie Burgers Recipe

  • Suitable from: 8+ month old
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes + 10 minutes in the pan
  • Ingredients: 1/2 cup of dried lentils (soaked in water for 3-4 hours prior), 1 carrot, 1/2 zucchini, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup grated cheese
  1. Peel and chop carrots and zucchini into 1cm cubes.
  2. Drain the lentils from the water.
  3. Put carrots, zucchini and lentils into the Babycook® steamer basket.
  4. Fill the Babycook® with water to level 2 and press the steam button.
  5. When it has finished cooking, remove the steamer basket and discard the cooking liquid.
  6. Combine all cooked vegetables in the Babycook® mixing bowl. Blend until a chunky consistency has been reached.
  7. Stir cheese into the mash mixture with the breadcrumbs using the Babycook®  spatula. 
  8. Shape mixture into firm patties.
  9. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat with some spray oil.
  10. Cook for a few minutes each side until they appear golden.

Et voila, bon appétit!

Chef’s tip

If the patties are a little too gooey, add some extra breadcrumbs or a splash of milk they are a little dry. These can also have any other veggies added in, such as peas, broccoli or spinach.

 


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