Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Lentil Burgers

Makes 12

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of quinoa
  • 400g of tinned lentils, strained and dried
  • Handful of chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of chilli flakes
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried cumin, oregano and crushed coriander seeds
  • A few drops of tabasco sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, gently beaten

Method:

  1. Dice the sweet potato and boil until soft and then mash
  2. Place quinoa in pot with 1 cup of water and cook until was is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy
  3. Add all ingredients together and mix with your hands (or fork)
  4. Set aside in the fridge for 30 minutes
  5. Shape into burgers and lightly pan fry until golden brown
  6. Prepare in a bun with your choice of fillings – I used tomato, reduced fat cheese, lettuce, beetroot and hummus plus some BBQ sauce

 Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Per serve
         Energy – kJ 673
Energy – calories 161
Protein (g) 4.3
Fat (g) 8.6
Carbohydrate (g) 15.4
Sugar (g) 4.1
Fibre (g) 3.1

Source:

SDA Member Joel Feren www.heartynutrition.com.au