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Protein Patties with Spiced Sweet Potato


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10 minutes
30 minutes


Protein Patties

  • 500 g lean chicken mince or turkey mince
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion large, finely diced
  • 1 carrot large, peeled and grated
  • 2 clove garlic finely diced
  • sea salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme chopped, or rosemary
  • 2 eggs

Spicy Sweet Potato

  • 2 sweet potato medium
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • sea salt and ground black pepper


Protein Patties

  • Using your hands, mix all ingredients in a large bowl until well incorporated. Roll into 8 small patties and flatten.
  • Heat olive oil in a non-stick fry pan. Add 4 patties and pan fry until golden brown on one side (approx. 4 minutes). Turn patties and cook on the other side until golden brown (approx.. 4 minutes). Repeat with the remaining 4 patties.

Spicy Sweet Potato

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Cut sweet potato into cubes and season cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper and olive oil.
  • Add to a baking tray lined with baking paper. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve patties with sweet potato and a green salad or green vegetables such as broccolini.


Recipe courtesy of Rebecca McPhee, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as required. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for personalises advice.

Nutritional information (per serve)

Serving: 2patties pp | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 31.7g | Fat: 15.7g | Saturated Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 7.5g
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