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Burgers, Brats
Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers

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This recipe for guilt-free Sweet Potato Burgers is a great alternative to the typical high calorie all meat burger. For a lighter alternative, skip the bun and place the patty over a bed of greens with avocado slices and your favorite salad dressing.

Calories: 161     Total Fat: 3g
Cholesterol:     Protein: 18g
Carbohydrates: 16g     Sodium:

Yield 8 burgers

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Recipe adapted from The Bicycle Chef blog by Laura Curtis

  • 2 cups mashed sweet potato (about 1 pound)
  • 1 package ground turkey (about 1-1/4 pound)
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Oil for sautéing

    1. In small pan over medium heat, heat 1 teaspoon oil. Add onions; cook and stir until slightly soft, about 1 minute; set aside.
    2. In large bowl, mash together sweet potatoes, turkey, salt, cumin and reserved onion. Form eight 4- to 5-ounce patties.
    3. In large pan over medium heat, heat oil; cook until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
    4. Assemble burgers with your choice of toppings.

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