Sweet Potato Patties

Cooked rice adds texture to these sweet potato and cumin flavored patties.We like to serve them with sweet chilli sauce and a salad. They could also be used to make veggie burgers.

Make 8 Patties

18g (1/3 cup) fresh breadcrumbs
50g (1/4 cup) rice
250g peeled and roughly chopped sweet potato
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup frozen mixed corn kernels and baby peas
30g (1/3 cup) grated parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 large egg yolk
1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon oil, for frying
Sweet chille sauce, to serve

To make the breadcrumbs, place some day-old bread in a food processor and process to make fine crumbs.

Cook rice in boiling water according to the directions on the

Drain well.

Boil, steam or microwave sweet potato until tender.

In a large bowl, roughly mash the cooked sweet potato with a fork.

Add breadcrumbs, rice, onion, pea and corn mix, parmesan, cumin, garlic, egg yolk, parsley, salt and pepper and stir until just combined.

Form mixtures into 8 patties

Heat oil in a heavy based, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook patties for about four minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
Serve patties hot. Cooked patties can be stored in the refrigerator and reheated in the oven or microwave before serving. Just add your favorite sweet chilli sauce =)

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