Beetroot & Sweet Potato Burgers

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"From Super Food Ideas September '16. Please note refrigeration and cooling times are not included in the times given."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (222.7 g)
  • Calories 309.3
  • Total Fat - 9.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 52.6 mg
  • Sodium - 42.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 45.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.8 g
  • Sugars - 4.4 g
  • Protein - 11.8 g
  • Calcium - 86.5 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 20.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Cook quinoa following packet directions and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Meanwhile, finely chop half of 1 onion and slice remaining onions and set aside.

Step 3

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and add finely chopped onion, garlic and beetroot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 to 8 minutes or until onion has softe3ned and then add coriander and chilli and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant and then remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 4

Place beetroot mixture in a large bowl and add egg, oats and cooled quinoa and season with salt and pepper amd mix well to combine.

Step 5

Shape mixture into 4 patties and place on a large pate, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced.

Step 7

Line a large baking tray with baking paper and place a wire rack on a separate large baking tray.

Step 8

Place patties on the lined tray and place potato, in a single layer on the wire rack and spray with oil and season with salt and pepper.

Step 9

Bake potato and patties for 20 minutes or until potato is golden and crisp and patties are firm.

Step 10

Meanwhile heat the remaining oil in a frying pan over medium heat and add sliced onion, cooking and stirring for 10 minutes or until golden and then add vinegar and cook stirring for 2 minutes.

Step 11

Layer spinach, patties, potato and onion on roll bases and dollop with yoghurt and top with roll tops and serve.

Tips & Variations

  • Olive oil cooking spray