2-3 roasted beets (follow instructions to roast beets) OR vacuum-sealed beets, shredded
1 cup black lentils, cooked
1/2 cup oats
1 small cooked sweet potato, peeled and mashed
1 red onion, peeled and grated
1 clove garlic, peeled and grated
1 tbsp. cumin
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)
Salt & pepper, to taste
1 tbsp. olive oil
Roast the beets and cook the lentils. Place a sweet potato in the microwave for 8 minutes, turning over after 4 minutes. Remove, peel and mash with a fork
In a blender or using a hand blender, blend the oats to create a flour.
In a bowl, mix shredded beets, lentils, oat flour, mashed sweet potato, grated onion and garlic and spices until well-combined.
Heat oven to 190 C (375F) and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Create burger-size patties and place on tray. Should make 9-12 patties.
Drizzle with olive oil and bake in oven for 30-45 min flipping halfway through.
Top with a drizzle of tahina and a sprinkle of fresh parsley.
*Alternatively, you can keep these raw and cook them ready to eat in a pan!