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Spiced Sweet Potato Burgers

Herbs and spices are an excellent alternative to sugar and salt when seasoning food—plus they are all known to have some health benefits for an added bonus!

May 2nd, 2016

Trusha Patel, Canada’s Spice Queen

You can make more and freeze the mixture for quick easy meals at any other time.
Makes 6 Burgers
  • 2 sweet potatoes, cooked at 425 F for 1 hour and allowed to cool
  • ½ cup quick cook oats
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chili Cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon True Cinnamon
  • 4-5 fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced or grated
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea Salt to taste
  1. Preheat the oven at 425F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, peel the cooked sweet potatoes and mash until smooth.

  3. Put the rest of the ingredients into the bowl and mix really well.

  4. Scoop a large tablespoon of the burger mixture into the palm of your hand and shape into a patty about an inch thick. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.

  5. Put the burgers on a baking sheet lined with parchment and cook for about 25 minutes, turning half way through. 6. To serve, you can mash the burgers up for babies or put into buns with some slices of tomatoes for older kids.

Spiced Sweet Potato Burgers
Trusha Patel

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