Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Lentil Burger


2                            sweet potatoes

1/2 cup                  quinoa

400g                      lentils, canned, strained and dried

Handful                 parsley, chopped

1 tsp                      chili flakes

1/2                         onion, finely diced

1/2 tsp                   cumin, ground

½ tsp                     oregano, ground

½ tsp                     coriander, ground

A few drops           tabasco sauce

1 clove                   garlic, finely chopped

1                            egg, gently beaten


  1. Dice the sweet potato and boil until soft (or microwave) 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

                                                              Adapted from: https://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/recipes/sweet-potato-quinoa-and-lent...