Tuna Burgers with Sweet Potato and Red Pesto Recipe - LE GOURMET CENTRAL
Tuna Burgers with Sweet Potato and Red Pesto Recipe

Tuna Burgers with Sweet Potato and Red Pesto Recipe

Published by Le Gourmet Central on 31st Aug 2021

4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 400 grams sweet potato (peeled and chopped)
  • 350 grams tinned tuna (in water, drained) 
  • 2 tablespoons red pesto
  • 1 onion (small, finely chopped)
  • 1/2 red pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup sweetcorn
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • spray oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Instructions

Preparation:

STEP 1

Peel and chop the sweet potato and place in a steamer above a saucepan of boiling water and steam until softened or alternately pierce the whole sweet potato (with skin) with a fork and place in the microwave for approx. 6 mins till soft. Set aside to cool.

STEP 2

Spray a frying pan over a medium high heat with some cooking oil spray, add the onion and red pepper and fry until softened.

STEP 3

To a large bowl, add the cooked sweet potato (remove skin if you microwaved) and mash with a fork.

STEP 4

Add the tuna, onion, pepper and pesto and mix thoroughly to combine.

STEP 5

Mix in the beaten egg and then add the sweetcorn and frozen peas. Season with salt and black pepper.

STEP 6

Form into 6 equal sized burgers.

STEP 7

Preheat oven to 200 C or 400 F (gas mark 6)

STEP 8

Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Carefully place the burgers onto the lined tray and spray over the top with cooking oil spray.

STEP 9

Place in the oven and bake until both sides are golden. Approx. 30-35 mins. You will need to carefully flip them over half way through cooking time.

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