Vegan Egg Foo Young

This is an easy recipe inspired by Egg Foo Young. You can serve the patties plain or add a nut-based Basic Gravy (similar to a real Egg Foo Young). This recipe is perfect for diabetics because it is based on lentils (a legume).


Yields10 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsDifficultyBeginner

Ingredients

 2 cups red lentils, soaked (1 cup dry)
 1 cup water
 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
 1 tsp garlic powder
 1 tsp onion powder
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp Bill’s Best Chik’Nish seasoning (or alternative brand)
 1 cup bean sprouts
 ½ green bell pepper, julienne cut
 ½ red bell pepper, julienne cut
 10 snow peas, julienne cut
 1 carrot, julienne cut
 ½ onion, sliced
 3 green onions, chopped

Instructions

1

Put 1 cup of lentils into a bowl and add 2 cups of water. Allow the lentils to soak and soften for 6-8 hours. (If you are pressed for time, you can cook the lentils in boiling water until soft).

2

Add the first 7 ingredients (everything but the vegetables) to the blender and blend until very smooth.

3

Shred or slice vegetables julienne-style into long, thin 1½ -2” strips.

4

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Drop by spoonful onto sprayed griddle or skillet, heated to medium-low.

5

Cook well to a golden brown color on the bottom before turning and browning other side.

6

Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 10


Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 260mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 25g9%
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
Sugars 1g
Protein 10g20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 2 cups red lentils, soaked (1 cup dry)
 1 cup water
 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
 1 tsp garlic powder
 1 tsp onion powder
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp Bill’s Best Chik’Nish seasoning (or alternative brand)
 1 cup bean sprouts
 ½ green bell pepper, julienne cut
 ½ red bell pepper, julienne cut
 10 snow peas, julienne cut
 1 carrot, julienne cut
 ½ onion, sliced
 3 green onions, chopped

Directions

1

Put 1 cup of lentils into a bowl and add 2 cups of water. Allow the lentils to soak and soften for 6-8 hours. (If you are pressed for time, you can cook the lentils in boiling water until soft).

2

Add the first 7 ingredients (everything but the vegetables) to the blender and blend until very smooth.

3

Shred or slice vegetables julienne-style into long, thin 1½ -2” strips.

4

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Drop by spoonful onto sprayed griddle or skillet, heated to medium-low.

5

Cook well to a golden brown color on the bottom before turning and browning other side.

6

Serve warm and enjoy!

Vegan Egg Foo Young
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