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Chicken Sweet Potato Burgers

Up your burger game with sweet potatoes, onions, and spices in this quick weeknight-friendly recipe. 

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  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 1 onion

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 sweet potato

  • 1 lb ground chicken

  • 1 Tbsp coconut aminos

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • Spinach, for serving


1. Finely dice onion and sweet potato. In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp of olive oil.

2. Add onion and sweet potato to skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, until sweet potato is soft and onion is translucent (the smaller the dice, the faster they will cook). Toward the end of cooking, add garlic.

3. In a large bowl, combine ground chicken and sweet potato mixture. Add remaining ingredients and mix to combine.  

4. Shape mixture into 4-6 patties. 

5. Wipe out skillet with a paper towel. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the burgers (in batches, if necessary) and cook until internal temperature reaches 165 and burgers are browned on both sides (4-5 minutes on each side). 

5. Serve over a bed of spinach or your favorite bun alternative.