Turkey and Sweet Potato Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil divided
  • 1 cup peeled and shredded sweet potato
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 3 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Refrigerate turkey and sweet potato mixture for 1 hour (see recipe).
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add sweet potato and onion; cook for 10 minutes or until sweet potato is tender and onion is translucent.
  • In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients (onion through flour) along with sweet potato and onion mixture. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Remove from refrigerator and form mixture into patties.
  • Melt remaining coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add patties; cook for 10 minutes per
  • side or until ground turkey is no longer pink in the center. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Grated Beet Salad: Grate washed and peeled beets into a bowl; drizzle with a little rice vinegar, lime juice and extra virgin olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste then toss well and serve.
NUTRITION: 362 Calories; 22g Fat (54.4% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 143mg Cholesterol; 171mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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