Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

Recipe by rpgaymer
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1
    large sweet potato, peeled & cubed & cooked (just boiled and drained is fine)
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 2
    tablespoons tahini
  • 1
    tablespoon agave syrup (or light sweetener of choice)
  • 2 -3
    teaspoons adobo seasoning (or favorite spice blend or salt & pepper)
  • 14
    teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 14
    cup flour
  • 1
    cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 8
    hamburger buns, sliced or 8 pita bread
  • 2
    avocados, peeled & cored & sliced
  • Dijon mustard, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, mash beans and potato together with a potato masher.
  • Stir in egg, tahini, syrup, seasonings and flour. Mix well Form mixture into eight same-sized patties. If mixture is too moist to handle, add a tad more flour.
  • Coat patties in Panko. You want them to be well-coated.
  • Heat sunflower oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the patties in batches and cook until browned on both sides, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels until all patties are cooked.
  • Serve inside hamburger buns or pitas. Top with sliced avocados and smears of Dijon mustard, or any topping you like.
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