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Turkey burger on a plate with sweet potato wedges and broccoli

Lean turkey burger with sweet potato wedges

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This healthy turkey burger recipe makes an easy meal for two. Try serving with vibrant green veg and sweet potato wedges for a filling dinner

  • Freezable (uncooked patties only)
  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal428
fat13g
saturates8g
carbs32g
sugars20g
fibre10g
protein40g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato (about 190g), cut into wedges
  • 260g turkey breast mince (under 5% fat)
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 apple (about 70g), peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 15g coconut oil, melted
  • 135g green vegetables (spinach, kale, broccoli, mangetout or green beans)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Zap the sweet potato wedges in the microwave for about 6 mins on full power until just turning soft. Leave to rest for 30 secs.

  • STEP 2

    While the sweet potato is spinning in the microwave, mix the mince in a bowl with the onion, garlic, egg and apple. Get your hands stuck in and work the ingredients together with a good pinch of salt and pepper, the oregano and paprika. Shape the mixture into two burgers about 3cm thick. Place on a lined baking tray in the oven for 20-25 mins, turning half way through cooking, until cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the coconut oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Add the sweet potato wedges and shallow-fry for about 3 mins each side until they are nicely browned all over and cooked through to the centre. (Alternatively, toss in the oil and roast in the oven for 15-20 mins.) Drain on kitchen paper, then season with a good pinch of salt.

  • STEP 4

    Serve the burgers with the sweet potato wedges and a portion of green veg either steamed, blanched or boiled.

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Recipe from March 2017, March 2017

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