Category Archives: Burgers & Sandwiches

Sweet Potato Burger

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Wanna try another kind of burgers? You should try this veggie burger made of sweet potato.

You’ll see by yourselves.. it’s just amazing! (and different too!)

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of  anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fibers.

Servings

6 large patties

Ingredients

* 1 large sweet potato (about 1 pound)

* avocado oil

* 2 green onions, chopped

* 2 cloves garlic, minced

* 2 medium carrots, grated

* 1 small green or yellow zucchini, grated

* 2 cups cooked green peas

* 2 large eggs

* 2 cups bread crumbs (I used homemade..)

* 1/2 teaspoon Herbes de Provence

* salt and pepper to taste

Directions

* Boil sweet potato for about fifteen minutes. Remove from the water and grate into a bowl.

* Mash green peas coarsely.

* In the bowl with the sweet potato, add garlic, green onions, grated carrots and zucchini, peas, salt, pepper, Herbes de Provence, eggs and bread crumbs.

* Combine well, it’s easier to use hands than any kind of kitchen tools.. You can add more bread crumbs if your mixture is too wet.

* Shape into patties.

* In a skillet, cook over medium heat in a pan with avocado oil about 3 minutes on each side.

* Remove from heat and serve with buns (or with small breads) and with toppings you like. ( tomato, lettuce, alfalfa, Dijon…)

* Enjoy!

Black Beans Burger

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What a great idea to add proteins to our menu without eating meat at only a small cost!

These burgers are incredible , very tasty, cheap, easy and different.

Servings

6 patties

Ingredients

* 1/2 cup uncooked pasta or leftovers (I used small bows)

* 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans

* 1 medium red onion, chopped

* 1 1/4 cups fresh parsley, chopped

* 1/4 cup ketchup

* 1/4 teaspoon salt

* 2 garlic cloves, minced

* 1/4 cup flour

* avocado oil (to cook patties)

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Directions

* Cook pasta. Drain, dry them with a paper towel and set aside.

* You also have to dry the black beans (like pasta). Divide the beans in half. Mash roughly the first half with a fork.

* In a large bowl combine chopped onion, ketchup,chopped parsley, salt, flour and half of the black beans, the one that you just mashed. Mix.

* Place pasta, the other half of black beans and garlic in a food processor. Mix until you have a smooth texture.

* Stir into the onion mixture. Mix.

* Shape into patties.

* Cook over medium heat in a pan with avocado oil about 2 minutes on each side.

* Remove from heat and serve with buns and with toppings you like. ( cheese, tomato, lettuce…)