Tuna and Sweet Potato (Kumera) Patties

Recipe by Stardustannie
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    medium about 300g orange sweet potato, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    (425 g) can tuna in water, drained
  • 2
    eggs, lightly whisked
  • 25
    g dried breadcrumbs (packaged)
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Steam the kumera in the microwave until tender.
  • Drain and refresh under cold running water. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Use a potato masher or fork to mash the sweet potato until coarsely mashed. Add the tuna, egg, parsley and breadcrumbs, and stir until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Divide the tuna mixture into 8 equal portions.
  • Use wet hands to shape portions into 8cm patties.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the patties and cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until golden brown. Remove from heat.
  • Divide among serving plates and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with lemon wedges, fries and a garden salad.
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