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Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

These vegan and vegetarian-friendly burgers make the perfect entree to a summertime meal.

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Yield: 14 Burgers; 1 per serving


  • 2 cans black beans, lightly rinsed and drained
  • 1 large sweet potato, baked and peeled
  • 1/4 cup of red or white onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger or ginger powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the black beans and sweet potato together with a whisk or fork. Then add remaining ingredients and stir until well combined using a large spoon.
  3. Spray a baking sheet with oil, then place 1/4-cup patties onto the sheet. Cook for 8 minutes on each side. 4. Serve immediately with desired toppings. Store in refrigerator to keep fresh for a few days. Otherwise, freeze in a well-insulated container or freezer bag and reheat in the microwave or oven.

black bean sweet potato burgers nutrition label

Photo by Dana Shultz

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