Roasted Sweet Potato + Kale Burgers
Recipes,  Soups, Salads, & Sandwiches,  Vegetarian

Roasted Sweet Potato + Kale Burgers

A fried egg is the perfect topping for this hearty veggie burger.

Remember those insanely intricate homemade striped ravioli I made for Halloween? Well I had a ton of filling leftover, and my mind immediately went to BURGERS.

Roasted Sweet Potato + Kale Burgers

To make these burgers, I took the roasted sweet potato/garlic/kale filling and formed it into 2 patties. I seasoned some bread crumbs with salt and pepper.

I heated a few tablespoons of peanut oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Once it was hot, I coated the patties in the seasoned breadcrumbs and placed them in the oil to fry until golden brown on both sides and warm throughout.

Roasted Sweet Potato + Kale Burgers

Meanwhile I sliced a few whole wheat hamburger buns and toasted them in the oven.

While they were toasting, I wiped out the skillet and added another tablespoon of oil over medium heat. I cracked 2 eggs into the pan, one on each side, and fried them until the white was almost set.

I added a tablespoon of unsalted butter and popped a lid on the pan until the whites were set but the yolks were still nice and runny.

Roasted Sweet Potato + Kale Burgers

The combination of the roasted veggies and the warm, runny egg yolk worked so beautifully together! I sliced up some of my favorite half sour pickles to serve alongside, and dinner was set!

This was a great meal, perfect for Meatless Monday, and a fun way to use leftovers.

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