Protein Rich Amaranth and Lentils Patties Recipe

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Protein Rich Amaranth

Protein Rich Amaranth and Lentils Patties Recipe

Amaranth has the highest level of protein per serving out of all of the different grains. Amaranth can be added to other plant protein sources to create whole protein.  It also contains cancer-fighting phytochemical squalene. In studies, the antioxidant Squalene has been shown to reduce or halt the blood supply to tumors, studies also indicate that the amaranth seed can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. The following lentils and amaranth patties recipe are healthy, easy to make, vegan and delicious! Always use organic ingredients when possible.


  • 1 cup red lentils
  • ½ cup amaranth
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp ground flax + 3 tbsp water (or one large egg)
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs (GF)
  • some sliced black olives (optional, but recommended)
  • salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • some oil


  1. Mix the ground flax and water in a small bowl and set aside for 5 minutes to thicken.
  2. Add red lentils and amaranth in a pot. Cover with water and boil for 15 minutes. Strain them.
  3. Put them in a large bowl and blend in all the other ingredients, except oil. If the composition is too moist, add more breadcrumbs. The patties should be easy to form.
  4. Heat some oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  5. Make the patties – 1 tbsp per patty.
  6. Fry them 2 minutes on each side.
  7. Put the amaranth patties on a plate covered with a paper towel, in order to absorb all excess oil.

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