Lentil/Rice Burgers

This recipe was introduced to me by my friend Jodie. We’ve made it several times, and I’m super grateful. It’s a great place to start when learning how to make your own vegan burgers. The recipe requires basic ingredients, so you might have some of this stuff on hand. You definitely won’t have a hard time finding any of the ingredients, so I hope you enjoy!

Rice and Lentil Burgers for dinner tonight? Yes please! This easy recipe will guide the way! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #burgers #dinner

This can be made into a loaf and it’s even better that way! Check that recipe out by clicking right here and pair it with these gluten-free cornbread muffins. And we have lots of dinner recipes on the blog! Check out quinoa and veggies, broccoli mac and cheese, stuffed peppers, “chicken” noodle soup, and broccoli potato soup.

Let me know if you try this recipe! Rate it, comment below, or take a photo and tag me @fruitsohard on Instagram. I’d love to see your creations. Happy eating!

Lentil/Rice Burgers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
A yummy vegan lentil burger to make for your family! Made with whole foods, these burgers are great on buns and with fries on the side. Enjoy!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegan | Gluten-Free
Servings: 4 -5
What you'll need:
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup lentils, uncooked
  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, finely grated
  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 small onion, finely grated
  • 1-2 tsp garlic powder (or to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil in pan to cook patties
What you'll do:
  1. Simmer lentils and rice in water for 45 minutes over low heat in a covered pan. Allow to cool.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Shape into 4-5 patties and cook on pan with oil over medium heat until brown.
  4. Enjoy with toppings such as avocado, ketchup, vegan mayo, tomato, onion, and/or your favorite gluten-free bun.