Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers with Lime Mayonnaise
Published December 20, 2012 | Written by James Schend
These burgers are so fantastic, you may just want to give up eating beef burgers. These “burgers” are high in vitamin C and beta-carotene from the sweet potatoes and lime, and they pack some heat from the jalapeno. If you like more heat, go ahead and add another!
Cooking tip: Arthritis-fighting foods: sweet potatoes (vitamin C and beta-carotene) and garlic
|Serving size:||1 hamburger and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise|
|Calories per serving:||344|
|Total Fat 8.4g||13%|
- ½ cup reduced fat mayonnaise
- 1 lime
- ½ teaspoon hot sauce
- Vegetable cooking spray
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 jalapeno, minced
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 (14.5-ounce) cans black beans, drained, rinsed and mashed
- 2 cups grated raw sweet potato
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 cup plain breadcrumbs, divided
- Whole wheat hamburger buns
Step by Step:
- Preheat broiler for medium-high heat. Set oven rack to be 4 to 5 inches from broiler.
- Zest and squeeze the lime into a small bowl. Add mayonnaise and hot sauce and stir to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Heat a large skillet sprayed with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in jalapeno, cumin, and garlic and cook 30 seconds.
- Transfer onion mixture to a large bowl and add mashed black beans, sweet potato, egg, and ½ cup breadcrumbs. Stir to combine.
- Form mixture into eight patties and sprinkle with remaining ½ cup breadcrumbs. Set patties on a lightly greased baking sheet and spray evenly with cooking spray.
- Broil 8 to 10 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through. Serve immediately on hamburger buns with lime mayonnaise.