Recipe of The Week: Sweet Potato Sliders

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Main Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes (cut into 1/2 inch disks with skins on)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1 (7 oz) can green chilis
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (divide)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 green onions (cut into thin slices)
  • 1 avocado (mashed)

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450º. Place sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, tossing to coat. Transfer to baking sheet, placing in a single layer. Bake 18 to 22 minutes turning once halfway through, until tender. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.

Step 2

Combine turkey, diced green chilis, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper in medium mixing bowl. Portion into 10 equal patties. Cook in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray over medium heat until internal temperature of 165º is reached, about 7-9 minutes.

Step 3

To assemble, place avocado mash on a sweet potato round and top with burger, green onion and additional sweet potato round. Repeat until all burgers are assembled. Serve immediately!

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

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