Quinoa and Sweet Potato Burgers


Prep Time
30 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Total Time
50 minutes

A little effort


– 250 g sweet potato puree (approximately 1 medium-sized sweet potato, peeled, steamed & mashed until smooth)
– 2 cups of cooked quinoa
– 1 small red onion, finely chopped
– 1 tsp turmeric powder
– 2 tsp coriander powder
– 1/2 tsp paprika
– 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
– 6 Tbsp Buckwheat flour (or any gluten free flour) – only use 2 -3 Tbsp in the mix and he rest for dusting the surface
– S&P
– Olive oil for frying


1. Combine sweet potato puree and quinoa in a large bowl, set aside.
2. Sauté onion on a medium heat with a glug of olive oil, until soft and slightly golden.
3. Add spices and fry until fragrant, remove from heat and allow to cool.
4. Combine quinoa and onion mixtures.
5. Dust a clean plate or chopping board with buckwheat flour, take 80g of mixture at a time, shape into patties on the dusted surface and dust the tops as well. Repeat this for the rest of the mix.
6. Place in the fridge and chill for at least 1 hour.
7. Fry in a hot frying pan with a little olive oil until the patty is golden brown and easy to turn (4 minutes) on either side, this creates a lovely crust.
8. Allow to cool slightly, serve as desired.