Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

I LOVE a good veggie burger. Especially when it’s filled with some of my favorite ingredients like sweet potatoes, quinoa and black beans. Can’t get much better than that.
Oh wait – yes, it can.
Add a huge shmear of chili lime mayo and NOW it can’t get any better. ?

I LOVE a good veggie burger. Especially when it’s filled with some of my favorite ingredients like sweet potatoes, quinoa and black beans. Can’t get much better than that.  Oh wait – yes, it can.  Add a huge shmear of chili lime mayo and NOW it can’t get any better. ?


INGREDIENTS
FOR THE SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN BURGERS
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained

FOR THE CHILI LIME MAYO
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  • juice of 1/4 of a lime

OTHER INGREDIENTS
  • buns or lettuce wraps
  • lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, radishes

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cook sweet potatoes in 400 degree oven, cut side down for 30 minutes.
  2. While the sweet potatoes are baking, make the chili lime mayo. In a small bowl, mix together the mayo, chili garlic sauce and lime juice. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, add salt, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, oregano, cumin powder and black pepper. Mix together and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, add black beans and cooked sweet potatoes. Mash until consistency is only slightly chunky. Some beans will be completely mashed and others will not. This will help create a nice texture.