Savoury kumara cakes

Turn your leftover veges into these tasty kumara cakes

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner

Method

  1. Microwave (or steam) kumara in a little water until tender, about 5 minutes.  Mash
  2. Cook onion in a pan or microwave
  3. Mix all ingredients together except breadcrumbs 
  4. Put breadcrumbs on a plate.  Divide mixture into four.  Put a quarter of the mix in a mound on the breadcrumbs and form into a circle about 2cm high.  Lift carefully onto a sheet of baking paper
  5. Sprinkle the top of the pattie with breadcrumbs then spray with oil
  6. Once all patties are made, place in fridge to chill.
  7. Turn on oven and heat to 180°C. Once oven is heated, lift baking paper and patties onto an oven tray and cook for 20 minutes.
  • red kumara , peeled, cut into chunks
  • onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves
    , crushed
  • carrot, grated
  • button mushrooms, finely diced
  • ½ cup
    frozen peas
  • egg
  • 1 tbsp
    soy sauce, reduced-salt
  • 1 tsp
    ginger root, chopped
  •  
    breadcrumbs
Per serve
  • Energy
    750kJ
  • Total Fat
    4.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.4g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    30g
  • Total Fat
    4.9g
  • Sodium
    237mg

Method

  1. Microwave (or steam) kumara in a little water until tender, about 5 minutes.  Mash
  2. Cook onion in a pan or microwave
  3. Mix all ingredients together except breadcrumbs 
  4. Put breadcrumbs on a plate.  Divide mixture into four.  Put a quarter of the mix in a mound on the breadcrumbs and form into a circle about 2cm high.  Lift carefully onto a sheet of baking paper
  5. Sprinkle the top of the pattie with breadcrumbs then spray with oil
  6. Once all patties are made, place in fridge to chill.
  7. Turn on oven and heat to 180°C. Once oven is heated, lift baking paper and patties onto an oven tray and cook for 20 minutes.