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Black Bean Sweet Potato Burger

Prep Time: 10 mins  Cook time 10 mins  

Don't get me wrong, I love a good juicy burger (there was a period of time where they were a forbidden food for me) & I love the iron it provides. But I also like to incorporate plenty of plants into my diet & give myself a break from meat once in a while.

These Black Bean Sweet Potato burgers are SO GOOD you won't even miss the meat! Packed with flavor, filling & satisfying, they can be set up ahead of time & go great topped with some guacamole over some greens or with a side of veggies.

I promise you won't be disappointed!


  • 1 small sweet potato chopped

  • 1 can blacks beans rinsed

  • 1/4 red onion chopped small

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa or brown rice 

  • salt pepper, paprika, cumin


  • Prepare the guacamole.

  • Preheat oven to 400 or grill - (if grilling I recommend using a mat).

  • Place the chopped sweet potatoes on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake approximately 25-30 mins or until tender.

  • Remove and cool.

  • Meanwhile, heat at least 1 tbsp of coconut oil in a pan and add the garlic and onion.

  • Pour the rinsed beans into a bowl and mash with a fork.

  • Add the cooked garlic and onion, sweet potato (some can be saved as a side) rice and seasoning and continue to mash.

  • Mix very well and form into patties.

  • Place on the baking sheet used for the sweet potatoes and bake for at least 20 mins.

  • Top with some guacamole or avocado.

  • Enjoy with a side salad or other greens.

  • Makes 3-4 burgers.

  • ENJOY!

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