Ingredients for the Patty:
Makes: 2 Cakes (Vegan)

  • 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes
  • 1⁄4 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 1⁄4 tsp of Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • Drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Tahini
  • A Squeeze of 1/2 a small lemon
  • 4 Fresh Crushed Basil Leaves
  • Generous Pinch of Salt and Pepper
  • Pinch of Wholemeal Flour (I used Brown Rice Flour )


To Make Potato Cakes:

  • Preheat your oven to 180 ̊ C
  • Peel and chop the sweet potatoes then boil in a pan for around 15 minutes
  • In a medium size bowl add all the spices, olive oil and tahini and the squeeze of half a lemon.
  • Drain the potatoes and add to the bowl with the spices, mash together.
  • Divide the mix into two, and mould into little cakes (around the size of the palm of your hand)
  • Dust a little flour over the top and edges to help crisp
  • Place on baking parchments and place in the oven on a low shelf for around 20 minutes.
  • Take out the oven, and enjoy! Can be made into a burger, added to a salad, or simply accompanied with a poached egg.

For The Stack:

  • Toast a spelt and wholemeal bun lightly
  • Wash then finely slice 2 fresh radish
  • Slather a thick layer of hummus on the bottom slice, then add the sweet potato cake
  • Add a handful of baby leaf spinach and cress, then put the lid on and enjoy!