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Pork & Apricot Burgers with Sweet Potato Wedges

6 - 12
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
These all American classics get an elegant twist in this Mediterranean burger recipe. Sweet and tangy dried apricots give these pork burgers a fresh and zesty twist while the nutty, buttery pine nuts enhance the flavour profile.

Ingredients

Uncooked sweet potato(es)

2 large, cut into wedges

Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Uncooked 96% lean ground pork

4½ oz

Dried apricot halves

¼ cup(s), finely chopped

Fresh thyme

2 tsp(s)

Pine nuts

1 tbsp(s)

Thin whole wheat sandwich bread (roll)

2 item(s), lightly toasted

Plain fat free Greek yogurt

1 tbsp(s)

Romaine lettuce

¼ cup(s)

Fresh tomato(es)

1 large, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Place the sweet potato wedges on a large baking tray lined with non-stick parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray, sprinkle with sea salt, and roast for 30 minutes, turning once, until soft and golden.
  3. Meanwhile, place the ground pork in a large bowl and combine with the apricots, thyme, and pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and then shape into 2 patties.
  4. Coat a non-stick frying pan with cooking spray and heat until hot. Cook the burgers for 8–10 minutes, turning once, until cooked through and golden.
  5. Place a burger in each of the rolls and top with yogurt, salad leaves, and tomato slices. Serve with the sweet potato fries on the side.