Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

vegan sweet potato black bean burgers

Serves 7 - Great Meal Prep option as these burgers can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days or frozen for use within a few weeks. 



  • 2 C sweet potatoes, mashed (bake whole @ 400 degrees about 45 minutes or until tender, remove from oven and let cool before mashing)
  • 1 C cooked quinoa (cook according to package instructions) 
  • 1 - 13.5oz box of cooked black beans, rinsed + drained 
  • 3/4 C ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 C green onion, chopped 
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika 
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 T olive oil 
  • Buns



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mash black beans (leave chunky). 
  3. Add mashed sweet potatoes, ground flaxseed, green onion, spices + salt, and olive oil to the bowl and stir to incorporate well. Add in quinoa, stir again to incorporate well. 
  4. Using a 1/2 C measuring cup, start to scoop out the mixture and form the patties. 
  5. Place patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper that has been brushed with minimal oil. 
  6. Bake burgers for 45-60 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and enjoy on a toasted bun with desired toppings.
Jill Monterotti