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Spiced Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Author Dora Stone


  • 1/2 cup Diced yellow onion
  • 4 Garlic, cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup Carrots, peeled, diced
  • 1/4 cup Celery, diced
  • 1/2 Serrano, diced
  • 1/3 cup Corn kernels, fresh or canned
  • 1 cup Sweet potato, cooked, peeled, mashed
  • 1 tbsp. Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/3 cup Maseca, corn flour
  • 1 cup Black Beans, drained, canned
  • 1 cup Brown rice, cooked
  • 1 cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 1/4 cup Chopped parslet
  • To taste Salt kosher
  • To taste Black pepper ground


  • In the bowl of a food processor add onion, garlic, carrots, celery, serrano, and corn kernels and process until the vegetables are chopped finely but not pureed.
  • In a large pan, set to medium-low heat, sauté vegetable mixture until all of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 – 7 minutes. Set aside and let cool for 5 min.
  • In a large bowl combine brown rice, quinoa, beans, sweet potato, garam masala, paprika, corn flour, parsley, vegetable mixture, salt, and pepper.
  • Place half of the mixture back into the food processor and pulse 3 times. Return mixture to bowl and mix well.
  • Form into patties. Refrigerate for at least an hour before cooking.
  • To cook, sauté in 1 tbsp. of oil for 2 -3 min. on each side until golden brown.
  • Serve.


If the mixture still seems too wet, you can adjust the quantity of quinoa and brown rice accordingly.