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Sweet & Savory Burger

Ready In: 50 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian
Sweet Potato is a good source of potassium, which is associated with controlling high blood pressure.

What you'll need

Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Large saucepan
Large skillet
Food processor
Stovetop

Ingredients

Serves 6
2 1/2 cups Sweet Potato cubed, peeled
2 1/2 cups Onion chopped
3 cloves Garlic chopped
1 cup Oats
1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
3/4 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil divided
6 Lettuce Leaves
6 Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
2 Tomatoes sliced
Nonstick Cooking Spray

Directions

1.

Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain.

2.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray. Add the chopped onions and garlic and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

3.

Place the sweet potato, chopped onion mixture, oats, cumin, and salt in a food processor and process until smooth. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions, shaping each into 1/2-inch thick patties.

4.

Heat 1-1/2 teaspoons oil in pan over medium heat. Add 3 patties to pan and cook 4 minutes or until brown. Carefully turn patties over; cook 3 minutes or until brown. Remove cooked patties from pan, put on a plate and repeat procedure with remaining oil and patties.

5.

Place the burgers onto buns with lettuce, tomatoes, and other condiments of your choice; serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 319
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 567 mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 60 g22%
Dietary Fiber 10 g36%
Protein 13 g

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