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Lentil Nuggets

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These tiny bites are super crunchy, super healthy, and so easy to prepare.

Made with a vegan filling of spinach, tofu, and lentils, they're perfect as a party nibble or light lunch.

Health

Time

45m

Cost

Nutrients

329 kcal

Carbs 53 grams

Sugars 3 grams

Total Fats 4 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 8 grams

Proteins 17 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Soy
  • Gluten

Servings

4

Step 1

In a food processor, blitz lentils with onions, garlic, spinach, and squeezed tofu.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 2

Next, combine the lentil mix with flour, chillies, and salt into a compact and pliable dough.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 3

For each nugget, pinch off a small handful of dough, roll it into a ball, and then flatten it in between your palms.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 4

In a bowl, combine water and flour into a batter. In another bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with paprika, black pepper, and salt.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 5

Now, dip each nugget first in the batter and then in the breadcrumbs until it's evenly coated.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 6

Then, transfer the nuggets onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp
Step 7

Finally, bake the nuggets at 220°C (425°F) for 15 minutes on each side and keep them on a rack before serving.

Ingredients List

Filling


Cooked Green Lentils200g
Firm Tofu150g
Medium Red Onion0.5
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Spinach80g
Wholemeal Flour100g
Chilli Flakes1tsp

Coating


Water60mL
White Flour50g
Panko Breadcrumbs120g
Paprika1tsp

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