Lentil burgers & sweet potato wedges

Lentil burgers & sweet potato wedges
Lentil burgers & sweet potato wedges

Serves 4


  • 4 small sweet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 x 400g can brown lentils
  • ½ brown onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ carrot
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 4 wholemeal bread rolls
  • 4 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 slices cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Wash sweet potatoes under cold water. Cut into wedges. Arrange on a large baking tray and drizzle with 3 tablespoons olive oil. Cook for 20 minutes in the oven. Turn the potatoes over and roast for another 15 minutes or until crispy.  
  3. Drain the can of brown lentils into a sieve and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  4. Peel and finely dice the onion and garlic cloves. Wash and grate the carrot. Add onion, garlic and carrot to a large bowl.
  5. Add flour and breadcrumbs to bowl. Mix together until flour and breadcrumbs are coating the vegetables. Add egg and brown lentils. Mix until combined.
  6. Shape mixture into 4 burgers with hands.
  7. Heat a frypan over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Fry lentil burgers for 5-7 minutes on each side or until brown.
  8. Place lentil burgers on a wholemeal roll with lettuce, tomato slices and cheese. Serve with sweet potato wedges.

Feeding Kids Tip: With your help, kids from about 3 years old can mix and shape into burgers. Getting them involved in cooking can help them eat new foods.

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