Burgers and Fries

Burgers and FriesRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Serves 4

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4 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 lb.), peeled, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-wide wedges
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup canned black beans (rinse and drain before measuring)
1 pound lean ground sirloin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 romaine lettuce leaves
4 slices tomato
4 English muffins, halved horizontally


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

1. Make fries: Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large baking pan with foil; mist foil with cooking spray. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with oil, sugar, cumin, cayenne, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

2. Set potatoes in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned around edges, about 15 minutes. Turn potatoes; bake until softened and browned, about 20 minutes longer. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.

3. Make burgers: Preheat broiler to high or grill to medium. Line a broiling pan with foil and mist with cooking spray.

4. Pulse beans with 2 Tbsp. water in a food processor until blended. Transfer to a bowl; add sirloin, salt and pepper. Gently blend and shape into four round, flat patties.

5. Broil or grill burgers until a meat thermometer registers 160°F, about 5 minutes per side. Serve burgers with lettuce and tomato on toasted English muffins, with fries on the side. Offer ketchup, mustard and other condiments, if desired.

Created date

August 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 642
Fat 32 g
Satfat 7 g
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrate 61 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Sodium 1046 mg