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Beef and sweet potato burgers

beef and sweet potato burgers recipe

There are few meals easier to make than burgers! I’m very keen to have this for dinner tonight… The sweet potato part really intrigues me too!

I bet it’ll be great, what do you think?

Try it with me!

Beef and sweet potato burgers


  • 350g orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 400g lean beef mince
  • 2 tsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 zucchini, grated and excess water squeezed out
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 mixed grain rolls
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sliced tomato, lettuce leaves, sliced cheese, and sliced red onion to serve.


  1. Steam or boil sweet potato until tender.
  2. Mash and combine with garlic, beef mince, parsley, zucchini and egg.
  3. Form into 4 patties.
  4. Heat large non-stick frying pan.
  5. Add oil and heat.
  6. Cook patties over medium heat for 4–5 mins on each side or until cooked.
  7. Keep warm.
  8. Half the rolls and toast.
  9. Top one half with lettuce, burgers, onion and tomato.
  10. Top other half with sliced avocado, add cheese if you wish.
  11. Enjoy!

Silky Smooth

Blend 1/2 patty with 1 tbsp boiled water until smooth. Serve with 2 tbsp of pureed avocado.

Lumpy mushy

Fork mash 1 patty and serve with 2 tbsp of mashed avocado.

Finger Food

Make 2–3 mini burger patties for little fingers to pick up. Serve with a tbsp of grated carrot, 2 quartered cherry tomatoes and 2 cucumber slices. Spread 4 baby squares of bread with a tbsp mashed avocado.


Make 3–4 mini burger patties. Place on top of toasted rounds or squares of sliced bread, topped with a slice of baby tomato. Top 3 toasted rounds of bread with sliced avocado. Serve with steamed carrot sticks.

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