These protein-packed burgers are loaded with the flavor, texture and nutrition of three kinds of seeds. Pepitas are hulled green pumpkin seeds and are available at natural food stores and Hispanic markets. Try these burgers with a raita (Indian yogurt salad) sauce.
- In food processor, combine sunflower seeds, pepitas and sesame seeds and process until coarsely chopped. Add lentils, scallions, parsley, tahini, salt, cayenne and bread crumbs; process until mixture is blended.
- Shape mixture into 4 patties and place on platter. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
- In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook burgers until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.