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BBQ-Apple-Sweetpotato-Burger

Developed by Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Calories: 420
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Ingredients

  • 2 apples, I used gala
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 medium sweetpotatoes, cooked and mashed
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 6 whole wheat buns
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • dash of sea salt
  • ¼ cup barbeque sauce
  • Sage/rosemary

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cut 1 apple in half.
  • Grate apple into medium sized bowl.
  • Add spices, mashed sweetpotatoes and ground turkey.
  • Shape mixture into 5-6 medium size patties.
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add burgers to pan and cook through, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • While burgers are cooking, toast bun about 3-5 minutes in oven (optional)
  • Cut remaining apple into slices to top turkey burger (optional).
  • Top with bbq sauce and sliced cheese.
Serves: 6