Sweet potato, lentil and cheddar croquettes

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This recipe is gluten free, nut free and vegetarian-friendly

Ingredients
100 g Lentils, uncooked 1/2 cup
300 g sweet potato, raw 10.5 oz
70 g carrot, grated 2.5 oz
100 g cheddar, grated 3.5 oz
1 large egg
40 g frozen peas 1/4 cup
1/2 tsp paprika
olive or avocado oil
240 ml low sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup
Instructions
Add the lentils to a saucepan, cover with the broth, bring to a boil and simmer till all liquid is almost absorbed, turn off heat, cover with a lid and leave for 10 mins.
Pierce sweet potato with a fork and microwave for approx 6 mins, until soft to touch (if you don’t have a microwave you can steam)
Remove skin from sweet potato and mash until smooth.
Preheat oven to 200c or 400f
Add lentils to a bowl, along with sweet potato, cheddar, carrot, paprika and combine
Add the egg and mix till combined
Stir in the peas
Form into croquettes or patties (approx 15) and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper
Spray or brush over the top with olive or avocado oil
Bake in the oven for approx 30 mins, until firm and lightly golden.
Enjoy!!

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