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sweet potato veggie burgers with avocado

Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers with Avocado

Sweet potato veggie burgers with avocado, family-approved go-to dinner .
Prep Time50 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Kathy Patalsky


  • baking sheet
  • potato masher or fork



  • 1 medium sweet potato baked and peeled
  • 16 oz. cooked white beans canned, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 2-3 Tbsp tahini
  • 3/4 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 - 1 tap chipotle powder or cajun spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast or any flour as a sub
  • 1/2 cup leafy greens kale, spinach, parsley, finely chopped


  • 1 avocado tomato, vegenaise, burger buns, greens
  • vegan mayo
  • lettuce, tomato, onion, any other toppings you'd like


  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil for pan
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs for crispy coating optional


  • Bake your sweet potato in a 400 degree oven for 45 minutes or until tender. If in a hurry, you could use the microwave, but oven-baked yields more flavor.
  • Drain and rinse beans. Rinse in very hot water to help soften them a bit.
  • Add the sweet potato and beans to a large mixing bowl. Add the tahini and vinegar. Using a large fork, mash well. Fold in
    the onion, garlic, chipotle, salt, pepper, nutritional yeast/flour and greens - and continue mashing.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pan-fry: Form burger mixture into large patties and roll in the Panko breadcrumbs. Warm a skillet over high heat. Add
    oil to pan. Cook patties 2-3 at a time. Pan fry each side for about two minutes, until crispy and lightly browned. Transfer
    the pan-fried patties to a parchment-sheet lined baking sheet. Repeat until all the patties are pan-fried. (6-8 patties)
  • Bake patties in a 400 degree oven for 10-15 minutes.
  • Toast burger buns. Add toppings and patties. Serve!



Nutritional estimate is for patties and oil.
Make ahead: These patties freeze very well for make-ahead ease. Re-heat in the microwave or oven.

Nutrition Estimate

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3148IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg