Summery Sun-dried Tomato-Basil Pesto Lentil + Walnut Burgers


20 MIN


10 MIN



Great recipe by Jenn @ThePlantedOne for a summer bbq burger!


  • 1 x pack of VG Gourmet Lentil-Walnut Burgers
  • 4 x Burger Buns
  • 1 x Arugula, Vegan Mayo and a slice of vegan cheese
  • 1 x Sautéed Veggies: (1 cup Cremini Mushrooms, sliced, 1/2 Sweet Onion, sliced in rings, 2-3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar, 2-3 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil, Pinch of sea salt)
  • 1 x Summery Sun-dried Tomato-Basil Pesto ( 1 cup Sun-dried tomatoes, 1/2 cup fresh basil, 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, chopped, 1/2 tsp coconut sugar (or natural sweetener) , 1 tbsp dried oregano, 3 tbsp of water)


  1. Place a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and add 1 tbsp of olive oil, Add the sliced mushrooms and onions to the pan. After 2-3 minutes, add 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar. Stir. Let it cook down for another 2-3 minutes and then add the second tbsp of Balsamic vinegar. Sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes, set aside.
  2. Place all of the Summery Sun-dried Tomato-Basil Pesto ingredients into a food processor or blender. Blend until everything has fully mixed and to your desired consistency. You may need to stop and scrape down the edge as mix comes together.
  3. Cook the VG Gourmet Lentil-Walnut Burgers, following the packaging instructions.
  4. Enjoy! Store leftover pesto in a tightly glass-sealed container for up to 2 weeks.

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