Sweet Potato Burgers with Tomato Pesto Mayonnaise

On the table in 75mins

Serves 4

vegan

Ingredients

  • 450g sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 175g kale or spring greens, shredded
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp Sacla’ Vegan Basil Pesto
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 75g mixed seeds, e.g. pumpkin, sunflower, black and white sesame
  • 4 rolls or burger buns
  • Sliced tomato & lettuce, to serve

For the Mayonnaise:

  • 3 tbsp Sacla' Vegan Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 jar Sacla' Vegan Tomato Pesto

Method

  1. Cook the sweet potatoes in a large pan of boiling water for about 15 minutes until tender. Drain well and set aside to cool before roughly crushing with a potato masher. Don’t worry if it’s a bit lumpy – the mash shouldn’t be too smooth. Leave to cool
  2. Meanwhile, cook the kale or spring greens in boiling water for 4–5 minutes. Drain, and when they are cool enough to handle, dry with kitchen paper and chop coarsely
  3. Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a small frying pan over a medium heat and cook the spring onions and garlic until softened but not coloured. Dry on kitchen paper and add to the sweet potatoes and kale. Stir in the flour and Pesto, and season to taste
  4. Divide into 4 equal portions and use your hands to shape each one into a burger. Coat with the mixed seeds, pressing down to cover them evenly all over. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm them up
  5. Mix together the mayonnaise and Pesto and chill until ready to use
  6. To cook the burgers, heat the remaining oil in a frying pan over a low-medium heat and cook for 3–4 minutes or until golden brown underneath. Flip them over and cook the other side. Remove and drain on kitchen paper
  7. Split and lightly toast the rolls. Assemble the burgers with sliced tomato and lettuce and top with the Pesto Mayonnaise

Made with...

Sacla' Vegan Basil Pesto 190g
£2.60

Free-from dairy, wheat, and gluten, but still full of flavour. Just like our Classic Basil Pesto, this recipe has that authentic taste and texture. Instead of removing ingredients, we’ve used...

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