Perfect to enjoy hot or cold, these amazing Red Pesto, Sweet Potato and Tuna Burgers are great for lunch with a mixed salad or even on the side of some soup.  

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 40 mins 

Makes: 4 burgers 

Ingredients: 

  • 400g sweet potato

  • 340g tin of tuna in water, drained

  • 2 tablespoons of red pesto

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • half a red pepper, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup of frozen sweetcorn

  • 1/4 cup of frozen peas

  • 1 egg

  • 70g of whole wheat bread, blitzed into breadcrumbs

  • oil for cooking

 

Method: 

  1. Cook the sweet potato until softened. Set aside to cool.

  2. Drizzle a frying pan with a little oil and add your onion and red pepper and fry until softened.

  3. Add the sweet potato, tuna, onion, red pepper, pesto and egg to a large bowl. Mix all ingredients together.

  4. Add the sweetcorn and peas and mix to combine.

  5. Form into your burgers and place in the breadcrumbs to coat. Place in the fridge for a couple of hours to firm.

  6. Heat some oil in a frying pan over a medium high heat. Add your burgers a couple add a time and cook each side until golden.

  7. Serve topped with a little mayonnaise.

  8. These are great in burger buns too with some salad and cheese.

 

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(Recipe adapted from littlegrazers.com)

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