Lentil Burgers with Pecan Sauce

Courtesy of Irene Rundell

Ingredients:

Burgers:
2/3 cup lentils, mashed
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 egg white
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp salt

Pecan Sauce:
1/4 cup onion, cut fine
1 tbs butter
2 tsp whole wheat flour
1/2 cup soy or rice milk
1 tbs dry parsley
1 oz pecans

Directions:

Burgers:
Mix lentils, crumbs, white of egg, minced garlic and salt. Make into six patties. Prepare pecan sauce, below.

Pecan Sauce:
Saute onion in butter; cook on high one minute. Reduce heat; add flour. Slowly add milk. Add parsley; cook until thickened. Cook patties in a small amount of oil. When they are cooked, pour on pecan sauce and serve.

Irene sent me a copy of her very nice little recipe book, 'Vegetarian Delight' not too long ago, and I'm happy to recommend it to you. Check out some more sample recipes at Irene's web site:

http://sites.netscape.net/dickrundell/pleasures

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