Bean Burger and Sweet Potato Chips

These burgers work well with a salad and in a burger bun, or can be served alongside some tasty sweet potato chips as shown here

Ingredients

Burgers

  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • 1tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 115g Mushrooms
  • 1 can (425g) Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • Flour for dusting
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Sweet Potato Chips

  • 2 Sweet Potatoes
  • Olive Oil
  • Paprika

Method

To make the Burgers:

Finely slice the onion and garlic. Finely slice the mushrooms. Wash and drain the beans.

Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion. Cook until soft (about 3 minutes)

Add the garlic, coriander and cumin and stir for a further minute.

Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring frequently until all the water has evaporated (about 5 minutes)

Put the beans in a bowl and mash with a fork

Mix the beans together with the mushroom mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste

Preheat the grill and separate the mixture into 4 even portions. Lightly dust with flour and shape into round patties.

Brush with oil and put under the grill for 5 minutes on each side.

To make the Chips:

Preheat the oven to 180C

Cut the potatoes into large chunky wedges

In a large bowl cover the potaoes in oil and paprika. Mix until wedges are well coated.

Put on a baking dish and cook in the oven until chips are soft (about 20 minutes).