In case you were not aware, there are many benefits of eating sweet potatoes. First of all, vitamin C is found in sweet potatoes which help protect you from cold and flu viruses, vitamin D which is important for the immune system, iron which is key in having adequate energy, potassium which is one of the important electrolytes that help regulate heartbeat and nerve signals, and magnesium which is the relaxation and anti-stress mineral. Also, the Okinawans eat a lot of sweet potatoes and they have more centenarians than any other part of the world. Now enjoy “The Bomb” Veggie Burger with Cajun Sweet Potato Fries!
Veggie Burger instructions:
* Use your favorite veggie burger either made from scratch or store bought. We like Amy’s Brand California Veggie Burger
1) Sautee in small pan sliced yellow onion until slightly browned (1/4 onion per person)
2) With a wee bit of your preferred veggie oil or 1/4 cup water sautee or steam your veggie burgers until hot
3) Toast whole wheat buns or english muffins until lightly browned
4) Slice fresh tomatoes, spinach (or lettuce), pickles and avocado
5) Stack your burgers on your buns, then onions, veggies, avocado and sliced pickles
6) Add with your favorite veggie condiments
7) Serve with potatoes (below)
Cajun Sweet Potato Fries instructions:
Use 1 potato per person
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
Cajun Seasoning Mix for the sweet potatoes:
Use a small bowl to mix the following ingredients.
– 1 tablespoon olive oil per potato
– 1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper per potato
– 1/16 teaspoon black pepper per potato
– 1/16 teaspoon garlic salt per potato
– 1/16 teaspoon cumin per potato
– 1/16 teaspoon coriander per potato
– 1/2 teaspoon nutritional yeast per potato
1) Slice sweet potatoes as thick fries (see photo)
2) In a large bowl place all potatoes and pour the above Cajun Mix or “Batter”
3) Mix all thoroughly
4) Spread potatoes evenly on baking pan
5) Bake for about 25 minutes or until edges are golden brown and slightly crisp.
Enjoy and add pickles as an option!