Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers
These hearty sweet potato black bean burgers are loaded with ingredients you can feel good about, but most importantly they taste great!
- 1 pound sweet potatoes (cooked)
- 15 oz canned black beans (rinsed and drained)
- 1 cup quick oats
- ½ cup corn kernels
- ½ poblano pepper (seeded and chopped)
- ½ red onion (diced)
- 3 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh black pepper
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon oregano
If sweet potatoes are not cooked yet, bake them in 400 degree oven for 45-60 minutes, or until completely tender when pierced with a fork.
Remove skins from sweet potatoes and discard.
Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl and mash smooth with a fork, then add all remaining ingredients. Mix throughouly to combine.
Working with approximately ½ cup mixture at a time, form into patties. The size can be adjusted to fit your preferences.
Sweet potato black bean burgers can be cooked in a nonstick skillet on medium low heat for 4 minutes per side. Flip more frequently if threatening to burn.
Serve on whole wheat bun, with choice of toppings such as baby spinach, red onion and tomatoes.
Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 764mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 10943IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg