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How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Delicious meatless cutlets. Source: geekrobocook.com

Delicious meatballs don't have to contain meat at all. Use lentils to make them lean and juicy. They hold their shape perfectly when chopped and do not burn in the pan.

The idea of making meatless meatballs was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Kateryna Brailo (ketiv_). You will need to add a few more vegetables.

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

Ingredients:

  • red lentils – 200 g
  • vegetables
  • onion – 1 pc (small)
  • carrots – 1 pc (medium)
  • zucchini – 1/2
  • bell pepper – 1 pc.
  • spices: paprika, suneli hops, Italian herbs
  • optional greens
  • olive oil

Method of preparation:

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

1. Rinse the lentils and soak them in warm water (300 ml) overnight or in boiling water for 30 minutes to an hour.

2. Drain the water.

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

3. Beat with a blender until smooth. No need to cook it.

4. Finely chop the onion and bell pepper.

5. Grate carrots and zucchini (fine or regular).

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

6. Fry the vegetables in olive oil until golden brown (half cooked).

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

7. Add to the lentils + spices and mix well.

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

8. Form patties with your hands.

9. Fry in a frying pan with a little olive oil over low heat, on both sides under the lid (about 5-7 minutes on each side).

How to make delicious meatless cutlets: they will be healthy and low-fat

10. Check for readiness.

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