Sometimes you just need a good burger.
I’m not one to deny myself.
The craving has hit me hard toward the end of this prep. The beef is easy – most grocers sell some form of “super lean” grass-fed ground beef (my veggie friends could use a bean burger or tempeh here).
The bun is a bit harder to replicate… until I remembered my eggplant chips! They are delicious alone, but they also make for a perfect burger vehicle.
For my eggplant bun I cut the slices a bit thicker so that they were hearty enough to stand up to a festive fall spread. Festive in color… perhaps a little nontraditional flavor-wise. Some might call it strange, but I call it good.
During my meal prep each week, I bake a few sweet potatoes. I mashed up part of one with nutritional yeast, curry powder, and smoked paprika to make a pleasantly sweet, Indian-spiced cheesy spread.
Craving = satisfied.
Curry Sweet Potato Burger
- Burger patty (or protein of your choosing)
- Eggplant chips
- 1/4 C sweet potato, mashed
- 2 T nutritional yeast
- 1/2 tsp curry powder
- Juice of 1/4 lime
- Smoked paprika, to taste
Prepare burger and chips.
Meanwhile, prepare your sweet potato spread by mixing sweet potato, nutritional yeast, spices, and lime in a small bowl. You may need to add water depending on the moisture content of your sweet potato.
Construct your burger and enjoy!
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