I usually cook sweet potatoes in the microwave- they only need about 8 minutes do be soft. These patties taste wonderfully different and hold their shape really well.

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Spread the buns with organic ketchup, mustard and top with slices tomatoes and avocado, drizzled with lemon juice and seasoned with black pepper.

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The only healthy buns that I could find today were multigrain buns. They didn’t look too impressive but tasted surprisingly good.

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White Bean Sweet Potato Burger
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Serves: 4-5
Ingredients
  • 1 can white beans, washed and drained
  • 3/4 cup cooked sweet potato
  • 1/2 yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • Handful of parsley
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Slightly less than 1/2 cup whole grain breadcrumbs
  • Slightly less than 1/2 cup soy flour (or sub with any other flour)
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, puree beans, onion, garlic and parsley.
  2. Add sweet potato and spices and pulse a fee times until just combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl. With a fork, stir in flour and breadcrumbs .
  4. Refrigerate the mixture for half an hour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 375F(180C).
  6. Form patties, place them on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes or until slightly brown. Flip them over and bake for another 15 minutes. Alternatively, fry them in a non stick skillet.

 

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