1 sweet potato, peeled and thickly sliced crosswise
1 lb lean ground turkey
½ c oats
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 large egg
½ c ricotta cheese
½ c chopped fresh parsley leaves
2 tsp maple syrup
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
12 mini whole what buns
6 sliced provolone cheese, cute in half
For garnish: spinach, pickles, tomato, mustard and ketchup
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
2. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add the sweet potato slices and cook until tender, about minutes. Transfer the sweet potato slices to a bowl and use a fork to mash them. Add the ground turkey, oats, onion, garlic , egg, ricotta cheese, parsley, maple syrup, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Shape the mixture into 12 meatball-size sliders and place them on the prepared baking sheet. Bake the sliders, turning them once, for 35 min.
3. Top each slider with a half a piece of cheese and serve them on the mini whole what buns. Garnish with spinach, pickles, tomato, mustard, and ketchup.
315 calories, 30 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate, 9 g fat, 690 mg sodium