Sweetpotato BBQ Apple Burger – North Carolina Sweet Potatoes

Sweetpotato BBQ Apple Burger

Ingredients for 6 pieces

2 apples (e.g. gala)
1/8 TL ground ginger
¼ TL Italian seasoning
½ TL garlic powder
1/8 TL black pepper
2 medium sweetpotatoes, cooked and mashed (600 g)
450 g ground turkey
2 EL olive oil
6 whole wheat buns
6 slices cheddar cheese
dash of sea salt
60 ml barbeque sauce


1. Preheat oven to 180 °C.

2. Cut 1 apple in half.

3. Grate apple into medium sized bowl.

4. Add spices, mashed sweetpotatoes and ground turkey.

5. Shape mixture into 5-6 medium size patties.

6. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat.

7. Add burgers to pan and cook through, about 4-5 minutes per side.

8. While burgers are cooking, toast bun about 3-5 minutes in oven (optional)

9. Cut remaining apple into slices to top turkey burger (optional).

10. Top with bbq sauce and sliced cheese.

Preparation time: ca. 10 minutes, Cooking time: 15 minutes

431 kcal / 1803 kJ
28 g
15 g
49 g