Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers


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Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 40 mins
Total Time
2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Servings: 8
Calories: 119 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
  • 1 medium sweet potato about 1-1½ cups mashed
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 1 flax egg 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed mixed with 2 tablespoons water
  • ¾ cup gluten-free oats ground into flour (or more as needed)
  • ¾ cup quinoa cooked
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin ground
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  1. Peel and chop the sweet potato into 1-inch cubes. Transfer to a pot and cover with 1 inch of water. Boil for 10-15 minutes until fork tender.
  2. Drain the sweet potatoes and return them to the hot pot. Add the black beans and mash with a fork until the sweet potatoes are mostly mashed, but some beans still remain whole. Add the remaining ingredients and mix to form a dough. If the dough seems too wet, add a little more oat flour. The dough should be semi-sticky and should be easy to shape into patties.
  3. Shape into 8 patties and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Remove the baking sheet from the refrigerator and bake the burgers on the center rack for 20 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Cool for 5 minutes, then serve.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 119 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Potassium 231mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 51.5%
Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 8.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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