Smoky Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

These smoky, flavourful bean burgers are not only delicious but are also vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and low fat. Best served with some homemade chips.

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Cost: £££

Serves 4 people


1 small sweet potato (approx. 200g)
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 x 400g tin black beans or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
4 tbsp corn-starch
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 gloves garlic, mined
1 heaped tbsp fresh chopped coriander
1 tsp cumin seeds
To serve:
Wholemeal bun
Lettuce, tomato, red onion etc.
Ketchup, mayonnaise or barbecue sauce etc.

  1. Preheat the oven to 200c. and line a roasting tray with greaseproof paper or spray with olive oil.
  2. Peel and chop the sweet potato into thin slices, dust with the smoked paprika and roast for approximately 30 minutes, until tender. Keep the oven on.
  3. Meanwhile, add the beans, corn-starch, onion, garlic, herbs and spices to a large bowl. When the sweet potato is cooked, add it to the bowl and mash everything together. Add salt and pepper to taste
  4. Divide the mixture into 4 balls and flatten into patty shapes. Place on the baking tray you used earlier to roast the potatoes and cook for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  5. Serve with bun and whatever salad, toppings and sauces you desire.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200c. and line a roasting tray with greaseproof paper or spray with olive oil.
  2. Peel and chop the sweet potato into thin slices, dust with the smoked paprika and roast for approximately 30 minutes, until tender. Keep the oven on.
  3. Meanwhile, add the beans, corn-starch, onion, garlic, herbs and spices to a large bowl. When the sweet potato is cooked, add it to the bowl and mash everything together. Add salt and pepper to taste
  4. Divide the mixture into 4 balls and flatten into patty shapes. Place on the baking tray you used earlier to roast the potatoes and cook for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  5. Serve with bun and whatever salad, toppings and sauces you desire.

Ingredients

1 small sweet potato (approx. 200g)
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 x 400g tin black beans or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
4 tbsp corn-starch
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 gloves garlic, mined
1 heaped tbsp fresh chopped coriander
1 tsp cumin seeds
To serve:
Wholemeal bun
Lettuce, tomato, red onion etc.
Ketchup, mayonnaise or barbecue sauce etc.

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