Spicy Sweet Potato and Jalapeno Burger

"These Sweet Potato and Jalapeno Burger are so delicious and nutritious at the same time. Packed with amazing flavors, they are the perfect burger to have as a family dinner with some quinoa salad or some homemade fries."
-- @plantbasedonabudget
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 8

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  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 jalepeno
  • 1/8 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 can of white beans
  • 1 can of kidney beans
  • 1 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tablespoons garam masala
  • 1 tablespoons cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoons granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoons granulated onion
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the shredded potato in a large mixing bowl.

  • Step 2

    Add jalapeno and pumpkin and sunflower seeds to the bowl of your food processor. Wiz for 10 seconds to break up the pepper and seeds. Add the beans and wiz 10-15 seconds.

  • Step 3

    Add the white beans, kidney beans, nutritional yeast, garam masala, cumin, smoked paprika, granulated garlic, granulated onion, and blend until well incorporated. Stop the food processor and scrape down the sides and wiz again.

  • Step 4

    Move the mixture from the processor to the bowl with the potatoes. Sprinkle the flour into the mixture and mix well. Don’t be afraid to use your hands.

  • Step 5

    When thoroughly mixed, patty out burger-sized portions and place on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.

  • Step 6

    Bake for 25 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

  • Step 7

    These keep for 3-4 days in the refrigerator and 6 months frozen.

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