- 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
- black pepper
-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.
-Spray a frying pan over a medium high heat with some cooking oil spray, add the onion and red pepper and fry until softened.
-To a large bowl, add the cooked sweet potato (remove skin if you microwaved) and mash with a fork.
-Add the tuna, onion, pepper and pesto and mix thoroughly to combine.
-Mix in the beaten egg and then add the sweetcorn and frozen peas. Season with salt and black pepper.
-Form into 6 equal sized burgers.
-Preheat oven to 200 C or 400 F (gas mark 6)
-Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Carefully place the burgers onto the lined tray and spray over the top with cooking oil spray.
-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.