Sweet Potato & Chickpea Patty

You cannot beat a big, hearty veggie burger when you are hungry! This Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Red Onion Patty is a quick dinner, yet so delicious and filling!

Ingredients (makes 2):

  • 1 medium Sweet Potato, peeled, cut into chunks and boiled for 10 minutes
  • 1/2 tin of drained Chickpeas
  • 1/2 small Red Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Italian Herbs
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 handful plain Flour

To serve:

  • Wholemeal rolls
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1 tbsp Hummus
  • 1 handful of Spinach

Method:

  1. In a medium bowl, use a potato masher to mash up the Sweet Potato
  2. In another bowl, use the back of a fork to mash up the Chickpeas
  3. Combine the Chickpeas and Sweet Potato in one bowl. Then add the Onion, Basil, Oregano and Italian herbs. Combine well using your hands
  4. Take half the mixture and make it into a patty shape
  5. Cover the patties in flour and heat up 1 tbsp of Olive Oil in a small frying pan on a medium heat
  6. Fry the patties for 3 minutes on each side, or until browned
  7. Serve in a wholemeal bun with Hummus, Avocado and Spinach. Enjoy!

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