Course Entrees
Difficulty Moderate
Pulse Type Lentils
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By Bowl Obsessed

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Harissa Red Lentil Patties with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes



  • 1 cup lentils, red, cooked
  • 1 tbsp harissa paste
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp ground flax, (flour or breadcrumbs would work)
  • 2 carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 onion, red; diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, (1 tsp minced garlic)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 eggs, (or flax egg if vegan)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • salt, pink; to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Herbed Yogurt Sauce

  • 1/2 cup yogurt, Greek
  • 1 clove garlic, (1/2 tsp. minced garlic)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp dill, chopped


  • Cook the dried lentils according to the package. Set them aside to cool completely.
  • To a bowl, combine all ingredients for the patties with the cooked red lentils. NOTE: you may need to add more flaxseed/or flour as needed. Make patties out of the mixture.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet with coconut oil and cook the patties for 4-5 minutes each side. May cover with a lid while cooking.
  • Meanwhile, mix all Herbed Yogurt ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Remove patties from the skillet and let them cool for a few minutes. Serve on a bun with the Herbed Yogurt Sauce. Enjoy!