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Sweet Potato and Tahini Burgers with Citrus, Mango and
Avocado Salsa




  • Burgers
  • 1 can of sweet potato
  • 2 cans cannellini or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 heaping Tbsp tahini
  • 2 Tbsp maple or agave syrup
  • 1 Cajun seasoning
  • 1/3 cup oats, pulsed in magic bullet, blender or food processor to grind it a bit
  • Salsa
  • 1 mango, seeded and chopped
  • 1 oranges, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Handful fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 red onion
  • Red Pepper to taste
  • Preparation:
    1. 1. Preheat oven to 350F. Add all burger ingredients to a food processor and pulse a few times, so just mixed. Form into patties and place on a baking tray rubbed with oil. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, turning halfway through.
    2. 2. Meanwhile mix the salsa ingredients in a small bowl.
    3. 3. Top each burger with a generous heaping of salsa and serve with Barboursville Viognier or Warwick First Lady Cabernet.

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    modified: 2014.01.24 | created: 2012.04.24

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