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The best healthy burger you’ll ever try

Ill be the first to admit my food photography isn’t great, so you’re basically gonna get like 2 pics from the same angle but I’m sure you will live.

ANYWHOOOOOOO – I wanted to share with you my new obsession in life, these epic sweet potato turkey burgers. Because sweet potato good! Turkey good! Burgers good!

and everything else that goes into it, GOOD!

It’s also been a while since I have shared one of my latest food obsessions with you. Me stuffing my face with takeaway pizza on Instagram stories do not count.
Originally I found these on www.proteinworld.com but I have slightly modified it because even though I am all about clean eating I also dont like my food sticking to the roof of my mouth.

 

And yes this does taste EXACTLY AS DELICIOUS AS IT LOOKS!

So you got your avocado, bacon, turkey, sweet potato I mean honestly what is not to love?! Im also kinda loving how super healthy they are.  The only negative is that they aren’t exactly easy to eat as a burger but fret not, you’ll feel way sophisticado while munching away on these bad boys!

Don’t worry – I’m not gonna ramble on let’s get down to the good stuff

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sweet potatoes sliced into 16 inch-thick rounds(but obviously, if you’re unlucky like me the sweet potatoes in the store will be tiny so you’re gonna have to get more than 2)
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 pound turkey mince
  • 8 strips Bacon Rashers (that’s the “healthy” bacon btw)
  • 1 ripe avocado, mashed or thinly sliced
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp Nicolas Vahe BBQ Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Some store bought salsa ( or be super fancy and make it yourself!)

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 c  Babes what are you doing, its summer, whip open that bbq!
  2. Toss the sweet potato slices in a large bowl with the oil and season until well-coated.
  3. Grill for about 15-20 minutes or until cooked through and slightly golden brown. Remove from grill and cool completely.

 

  • Meanwhile, season the turkey mince with chilli powder, oregano, bbq seasoning, salt and pepper and shape into patties that will be the right size to fit in between two sweet potato buns. Refrigerate the patties for 20 minutes, which will help keep their shape and size as they’re cooking.
  • Place the bacon on to a baking tray and cook until crispy at 180 c
  • Cook the burgers in batches to your liking on the BBQ, about 2 minutes on each side for medium-rare or 10 minutes for well done. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Assemble your sliders: sweet potato, bacon, avocado, lettuce, sweet potato AAAAND Salsa
  • Makes 8 burgers

 

Enoy 🙂

 

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12 Comments

  • Reply Ell

    This looks and sounds so delicious! I can’t wait to try it out myself !! Amazing post (:

    June 11, 2017 at 1:51 AM
    • Reply Yasmine

      Go for it! 🙂

      June 11, 2017 at 8:20 AM
  • Reply Clare

    These look amazing! I love sweet potatoes and think this would make a great summer meal. Definitely on my must-try list!

    June 11, 2017 at 2:04 AM
    • Reply Yasmine

      Oh its perfect for summer 🙂

      June 11, 2017 at 8:21 AM
  • Reply Charlie

    Ooh – this looks so good for summer and you’re right, definitely get the BBQ out for this one! 🙂

    June 11, 2017 at 10:52 AM
  • Reply Jessica

    I could eat turkey burgers every.single.day! And usually I paid them with sweet potatoe fries. This looks amaaaazing! Definitely throwing this combo together on the grill tonight!

    June 11, 2017 at 11:39 AM
  • Reply Lou

    This sounds delish! And what are you talking about, your food photography is great! 😁

    June 11, 2017 at 1:13 PM
  • Reply Victoria with one sharp mama

    Sounds quite tasty. This reminds me that I need to ask my mother I’m all for her burger recipe that she failed years ago in men’s health. It’s hard to believe that recipe is healthy because it’s quite delicious. I’m going to have to show her this is well I’m sure we will all enjoy having it.

    June 11, 2017 at 2:35 PM
  • Reply Caitlin + Dani

    This is a perfect weekend treat 🎀

    June 11, 2017 at 4:07 PM
  • Reply Sascha Marie

    I am definitely intrigued now to try them out. Combining the taste of all the ingredients I absolutely love, I know this will be a new fave of mine. Healthy burgers say what!!!!

    June 11, 2017 at 5:34 PM
  • Reply Terra Walker

    These look delicious! It IS time for grilling. I’m gonna break that baby out and get to it. Thanks!

    June 11, 2017 at 10:35 PM
  • Reply Andolina

    I’m gonna have to try these minus the sweet potato and avocado. Not a fan of those lol.

    June 15, 2017 at 11:20 PM
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