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Quinoa sweet potato burger with baked onion, chili mayo and rye sourdough bread

Quinoa sweet potato burger with baked onion, chili mayo and rye sourdough bread

The perfect burger is a great burger - and a great (maybe even favourite) and very smart dish! I make my burgers, or patties, with only plant based stuff - full of nutrition and FLAVOUR!

This is a perfect burger to make when (if) you have a bit of leftovers in the fridge. Mix some baked sweet potato, cooked quinoa and add something green such as broccoli for an extra veggie touch! And remember - if you don't have any leftover sweet potato or quinoa it takes maximum 25 minutes to cook them. Then you'll mix together your burger batter in no time at all. Burger night ahead? Yes, please! 

 

Quinoa sweet potato burger with baked onion, chili mayo and rye sourdough bread 

6 burgers 

 

Ingredients

300 grams sweet potato

4 fresh yellow onions 

1 1/2 white quinoa, uncooked 

1 small broccoli 

1 dl fresh basil 

1 1/2 dl chickpea flour or quinoa flour

1 chia egg *

1/2 dl chives

1/2 tsp chili flakes

2 tbsp cold pressed olive oil 

salt and freshly ground black pepper to toaste

 

Chili mayonnaise

1 1/2 dl vegan mayonnaise (or store bought one, preferably sugar free) 

1/1 - 1 tsp red pepper paste 

 

For serving

Rye sourdough bread (or any bread/bun that you prefer)

lettuce

tomato

cress

fresh basil

 

How to 

Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Cut the potato in half, brush the cut surface with oil and put on a baking sheet. Wash, remove the stem and cut the onion in the middle, brush with oil and put next to the potato. Bake in the middle of the oven until potato are soft and onion starts to brown, takes about 25 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the quinoa according to instructions on the packaging. 

Scrape out the potato from it's peel. Mix potato, broccoli and basil until a batter like consistency in a food processor. Mix together with the quinoa, flour, chia egg, chives and chiliflakes using a wooden spoon. Salt and pepper to taste. Let sit for 15 minutes and then form in to 6 burgers. Put on a baking sheet and bake in the oven until firm and lightly golden around edges. If you want to can also fry them for one last minute in a frying pan or grill pan to get a extra grilled flavour! 

Mix the mayonnaise and chili paste. Salt to taste. 

Build the burgers with your favourite components! Sour dough rye bread - lettuce - quinoa sweet potato burger - tomato - baked onion - chili mayo - fresh herbs and cress - Sour dough rye bread. 

ENJOY! 

 

 

* Chia egg is a plant based substitute to hen egg. Put 1 tbsp chia seeds in a small mixing bowl. Bring 1/2 dl water to a boil (don't let it boil for to long as that will make the water evaporate, you only need to make sure the water is hot), pour over the chia seeds, stir and let sit for about 5 minutes until the mixture takes on a jelly like consistency. 

 

* This is a recipe from “Två Dagar” distributed by Göteborgs-Posten 16th of December 2017. “Två dagar” is produced by contant agency OTW

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