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Sweet potato black bean burger
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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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 205kcal


  • 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

Serving Suggestions


  • 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