Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers

Veggie discs, veggie burgers whatever we like to call them nowadays. These are easy, tasty veggie burgers perfect for meal prep or a summer BBQ coming up. I can’t wait for you guys to try these out, I know you’ll love them. The secret here is the delicious pesto an easy way to give this simple recipe a boost of flavour without the fuss.

Serves 4

Cooks in 50 Minutes


1 large sweet potato (400g)

150g quinoa cooked

1 tin chickpeas rinsed and drained

2 handfuls spinach washed and diced

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tbsp cumin

1 tap paprika

1.5 tbsp red pesto



Preheat the oven to 200•C

Start by peeling the sweet potato, dice in small chunks and steam (you can do this in the microwave- place in a microwaveable bowl with a little water with a plate on top, set on high for 4-5 minutes until tender, drain any excess water)

Place the steamed sweet potato, chickpeas, spices, pesto into a food processor and blend for 1 minute until he sweet potato and chickpeas are broken done fully.

Stir in the cooked quinoa and spinach, mould into burgers (your hands will get messy here).

Place on tray and bake for 35- 40 minutes.
Until crisp and coloured around the edges