Sweet potato burger recipe for summer shindigs

Sweet potato burgers

Sweet potatoes are healthy, delicious and make a great burger – they are also good for your vision health! With nutrients like vitamin E, sweet potatoes can fight inflammation, protect cells in the eyes from damage and can fight against cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This recipe is great for a summer party.

Ingredients:

1 medium sweet potato with skin removed, cubed
1 16-ounce can chickpeas, drained
½ small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Juice from ½ lime
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until soft. Remove from heat, drain water and let cool. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well-combined. Use a spoon to scoop out 1/5 of the mixture and form it into a patty with your hands. Place on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. Repeat process for the remaining mixture. Place baking tray with patties into the oven and bake for 30-50 minutes or until slightly golden brown and firm. Add your favorite toppings!

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