Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

30 mins



  • Coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 15 ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 sweet potato, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces and boiled for 7-8 minutes until soft
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 scoops flaxseed with 3 tablespoons water (or 1 egg)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • sriracha sauce, to taste
  • sea salt, to taste
  • whole grain burger buns

Nutritional Info


  1. Heat a pan with coconut oil and add the onion and garlic, cook until they start to brown.
  2. Put the cooked onions and garlic into a food processor or blender and add the basil - pulse several times.
  3. Add the Beans, sweet potato chunks and oats to the processor and pulse five or six times. 
  4. Transfer mixture into a large bowl and stir in the flaxseed (with egg/water), chili powder, cumin, sriracha and salt. 
  5. Take a small handful of the mixture and work into patties, evenly distributing the amount
  6. Heat a tsp coconut oil in the frying pan and add the patties. Cook over a medium heat until all patties are browned on each side for about 6 mins then flip and repeat.
  7. Put the burgers on a bun and serve with salad