Foodie Friday: Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders


Welcome back to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Farrah from Fairyburger, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl and Jess from Hello to Fit.  Also, make sure you hop around to check out all the amazing recipes in this link up and feel free to add your recipes as well! 

Going get right to it today and cut straight to the deliciousness because today we are dishing up BURGERS! 

When you think of burgers you might think of summertime and firing up the grill but these little burgers that I’ve prepared for you today are perfect for fall and FOOTBALL!  PALEO SWEET POTATO

 I think I’ve made it pretty clear over the course of my last few posts that I am bit football obsessed so forgive me for the next several months as I shift my foodie focus to football friendly treats! 

I actually made these little mini meat nuggets in a muffin tin and baked them in the oven.  No only does it help to portion them out and make them the perfect size for the sweet potato discs but it’s an easy way to make a bunch all at once!

Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders {Gluten Free, Dinner, Football Snacks, Football Food, Tailgating Party, Sweet Potato Buns, Foodie Friday}

My idea was to originally make these little sliders with gluten free buns but then it occurred to me that mini gluten free buns do not exist and I am not talented enough to bake my own.  The solution? baked sweet potato discs dusted with some cajun spice…can you say YUM?! 

Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders {Gluten Free, Dinner, Football Snacks, Football Food, Tailgating Party, Sweet Potato Buns, Foodie Friday}

These little paleo burgers turned out a lot better than I had even expected and even though they’re mini, they are PACKED with flavor especially with the addition of sliced tomatoes and avocado. 

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Note: No avocados or tomatoes were wasted in the making of these mini burgers.  The family happily ate them for me! 😉 

Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders {Gluten Free, Dinner, Football Snacks, Football Food, Tailgating Party, Sweet Potato Buns, Foodie Friday}

 Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders {Gluten Free, Dinner, Football Snacks, Football Food, Tailgating Party, Sweet Potato Buns, Foodie Friday}

Paleo Sweet Potato Sliders {Gluten Free, Dinner, Football Snacks, Football Food, Tailgating Party, Sweet Potato Buns, Foodie Friday}

 

PALEO SWEET POTATO SLIDERS


 

RECIPE

Ingredients: 

  • 1 lb grass fed lean ground beef
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 1 tsp sea salt 
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning 
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced 
  • 2-3 fresh Boston, Bib or Iceburg lettuce leaves

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 
  2. Form beef into small meat patties and press into flat into muffin tin.
  3. Place in oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes or to desired doneness. 
  4. While burger patties are baking, slice sweet potatoes into discs. 
  5. Place discs in a bowl and coat with coconut oil and cajun seasoning. 
  6. Line discs on a baking sheet and place in oven for approximately 25 minutes, turning over mid way through. 
  7. Once patties and sweet potatoes are done, assemble by stacking sweet potato, beef patty, lettuce, avocado slice, tomato slice, sweet potato.  
  8. Serve and enjoy! 

Makes approximately 6 sweet potato sliders. 


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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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