Lentil Patties G DF Mod


3-4 cups of cooked lentils (brown, green or red)
(about 1 ½ – 2 cups raw) or 2 large cans of lentils
½ large leek, diced
1 potato, peeled, boiled and mashed
½ fresh beetroot grated
2 cloves garlic
6 weetbix crushed by hand
¼ cup chopped parsley
2 Tblsp cashew nut paste
1 egg, lightly beaten
• Boil the lentils in water for about 20 minutes, or until soft. (Canned lentils do not
require boiling)
• Put the leek, garlic and about 1 tablespoon of oil into a saucepan & cook until soft,
on a moderately high heat, set aside to cool
• Drain the water off the lentils, when cooked, and put them in a large bowl
• Add the crushed weetbix
• Add the leek mixture, mashed potato & beetroot
• Add the parsley, cashew paste and salt to taste
• Add the egg and combine all of the ingredients
• Form the mixture into 5cm round patties
• Heat a fry pan
• Add enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan
• When the oil is hot add patties
• Cook for about 5 minutes and then turn the patty over for another 5 minutes
• Remove them from the pan and repeat with the next lot.
• This recipe can be frozen after they are cooked and defrosted individually as
• (after challenging results are in) If not very salicylate sensitive you can increase the
omega 3 fat content of the dish by adding 4 tablespoons of ground flax/linseeds

Disclaimer: Please note that the food chemical elimination diet is a testing tool to find which food chemical substances your body is sensitive to. It is not intended to be a life-long diet. This procedure should be done with the supervision of your dietitian. Once the elimination investigations are complete you need to add foods back to the diet, from the food chemical groups you have been avoiding, to find your tolerance levels to the substances to which you are sensitive.

The following recipes fall into 4 main categories and will help you through this diet investigation and or the initial re-introduction of moderate chemicals.

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