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Program #1019

Marie Hegler

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

2 sweet potatoes, washed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. Toss sweet potatoes with salt, cumin, garlic powder, and pepper on a baking sheet. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender and lightly browned.

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

Burgers:
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 cups spinach, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup sliced green onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound ground turkey
1 (4-ounce) container crumbled feta cheese 2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Tzatziki:
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 English cucumber, seeded, grated and drained 2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, bell pepper, and onion and saute for a couple of minutes. Add spinach and cook until just wilted. Remove from heat.
3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine sauteed vegetables, turkey, feta, egg whites, salt and pepper. Form into patties.
4. Heat remaining oil in the large skillet over medium-high heat. Place patties and cook for a couple minutes until browned on both sides. Remove from skillet and place on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes
5. To make tzatziki, combine all ingredients in a bowl and serve atop turkey burgers.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Marie Hegler
Area Food Safety & Nutrition Agent
Clemson Extension
carol@clemson.edu

John Adams, 2nd President of the USA

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