Chickpea & Sweet Potato Burgers

This burger is made from just sweet potatoes and canned chickpeas, two very healthy and budget-friendly ingredients!


Ingredients 375 ml (1½ C) orange flesh sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 x 415 g cans Chickpeas in brine, drained zest of 1 lemon 5 ml (1 t) ground cumin salt and freshly cracked black pepper

To serve: Tomato Braai Relish Sliced Sweet and Sour Gherkins Burger Buns Lettuce



How to Boil the sweet potatoes until tender. Drain.


Coarsely mash the Chickpeas in a food processor or by hand. Add the sweet potatoes and stir well to mix. Add cumin. Add lemon zest. Season the mixture to taste with salt and pepper.


Form the mixture into 6 patties.


Place the patties on a plate and place them in the freezer for 20-30 minutes to firm up.


Remove the patties from the freezer and place them onto a lined baking tray.


Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C for 25 minutes or until cooked through.


Prepare the burgers using the burger buns, lettuce, Gherkins and Braai Relish.


Notes: Fry the chickpea patties in sunflower oil in a hot non-stick frying pan before baking to add a little extra crunch and flavor to the pattie.


This recipe is from All4Women.