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Simple Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers (Vegan+GF)

Craving a delicious burger stacked tall with all the good stuff? Try this very basic and easy recipe that uses minimal ingredients.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 burgers

Ingredients

Burgers:

  • 2 cups cooked sweet potato peeled and cubed
  • 1 15 ounce can (about 1/2 cups) cooked white beans (other beans work as well such as butter beans or garbanzos)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric

Optional Toppings:

  • large lettuce or kale leaves washed and dried
  • onion thinly sliced
  • tomato thinly sliced
  • 6 of your favorite hamburger buns. gf if needed
  • condiments such as bbq sauce or ketchup

Instructions

Burgers:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C) then line a baking tray with foil and spray lightly with olive oil or, what I recommend, line with a silicone baking pads.. Combine sweet potato, beans, and garlic in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add seasoning then pulse until nearly smooth. Scrape into a large bowl and add the oat flour and flax then mix well. Use a runner spatula to form mixture into 6 patties and place on prepared tray.
  2. Bake in oven for about 18 - 20 minutes on each side (flip after first 20 minutes) then remove from oven and allow them to cool for about 10 minutes to set up or they will fall apart.
  3. Toast buns if desired and assemble burgers by placing patties on buns and topping with any other toppings you like.