Dinner

SMOKY SWEET POTATO & BLACK BEAN PATTIES.

October 28, 2021

Serves: 2


Prep: 15 min

Cook: 40 min, plus cooling time

 

ingredients.

250g peeled sweet potato, cut into 2cm cubes

½ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp smoked paprika

1 cup rinsed and drained black beans

1 tbs chopped fresh coriander, mint or parsley leaves

1 slice wholegrain bread, processed to breadcrumbs

1 tbs extra-virgin olive oil

Yoghurt and salad leaves, to serve

 

method.

1 Preheat oven to 200ºC, line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place sweet potato on prepared tray, sprinkle with spices and lightly spray with oil. Roast for 25-30 minutes or until golden and tender. Transfer to a large bowl, mash, keeping some texture. Cool.


2 Lightly mash black beans. Add the black beans, coriander and breadcrumbs to the sweet potato, mix until well combined. Season. Shape mixture into 4 x 2cm thick patties. 


3 Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook patties for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt and salad leaves.

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