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Spicy Sweet Potato Burger with Curried Chickpeas

Lightly spiced veggie burger with Aldi UKs curried chickpeas

This was a 'we've been away for the weekend and I haven't been shopping yet' lunch. I would happing have it again though, very filling and tasty.


The burger has the right amount of spice and warmth with a lovely crisp outer and a soft inner. Then the tomato and greek yogurt add the freshness and creaminess.


The Aldi UK curried chickpeas were surprisingly tasty. You could pair them up with a lovely spiced chicken breast or a lovely spiced piece of lamb. Any protein really, or simply on their as they are tasty enough!


1 Serving

15 Minutes Preperation

15 Minutes Cooking


INGREDIENTS

Sweet Potato Burger

1 small sweet potato

1 dry chickpeas soaked overnight

2 garlic cloves (crushed)

1 medium onion (finely diced)

1 tsp cayenne pepper

3 tsp cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1 egg

handful of coriander


Pack of Curried Chickpeas from Aldi UK


Salad

Washed Spinach Leaves

Tomato (diced)


Toppings

1 tbs Greek Yogurt

Drizzle of Sriracha Mayo


METHOD

- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees/ 350f

- Wrap sweet potato in tip foil and bake for 30 minutes (or until soft, depends on size of potato)

- Heat a frying pan to a medium heat and add oil.

- Fry onions until soft and add garlic for 1 minute, then set aside

- Blitz or mash chickpeas depending on how textured you like your burger

- Add the chickpeas to a bowl and add the flesh of the roasted sweet potato and the onion and garlic

- Add the spices, herbs and an egg and give a good mix

- Using your hands, form burger shaped patties from the mixture

- You can place in the fridge whilst you prepare the rest

- Heat the frying pan you used for the onions and garlic on a medium heat

- Add oil then add a burger

- Cook on each side for 5 minutes or until nice and brown, crispy too!

- Whilst they cook, heat the curried chickpeas according to the pack

- Add a bed of spinach to a bowl, top with chickpeas and burger and then add greek yogurt and fresh tomato

- I also added a drizzle of sriracha mayo for an extra little kick

- ENJOY!


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