These sweet potato burgers give you all the deliciousness of a backyard barbecue without all the saturated fat, salt, and cholesterol. This recipe leaves out all those things but includes tons of flavor! These sweet potato burgers also take less than 20 minutes to make, so they’re perfect for a Friday night or weekend get-together. You’ll love the way the fresh jalapeño slaw meshes together with homemade tzatziki sauce–what an unexpected combination! Black beans give the patty heft and some texture, along with crunchy bell peppers and crispy panic crumbs.

Sweet potato is loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, but is low in fat and calories, so it’s a great addition to any meal. It’s a versatile food in puree form, as you can see here, you can make everything from veggie burgers to pasta sauces, soups, smoothies, and desserts with it! Its subtle flavor and savory sweetness make it a winner when swapping it for high-fat or high-calorie foods like eggs, oil, and butter. Our sweet potato puree is organic, non-GMO, sustainably farmed, vegan, gluten-free, and grown in the USA. You can read more about our sustainable farming methods here. Want to learn more delicious ways to get more sweet potatoes into your diet? Check out our other recipes!

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Sweet Potato Burgers

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 6 Patties


Burger Patty

  • 1 can Farmer's Market Organic Sweet Potato Puree
  • 1 cup Black Beans Drained and Rinsed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 Green Bell Pepper Chopped
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp All-Purpose Flour

Jalapeno Slaw

  • 2 cups Purple Cabbage Shredded
  • 2 tbsp Mayo
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Jalapeno Chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber Chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Dill Chopped
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice About 1 1/2 - 2 Lemons


  1. In a medium sized bowl whisk together mayo, sugar, rice vinegar and salt until combined. Add jalapeno and shredded cabbage, mix until combined and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl whisk together tzatziki ingredients and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl combine Farmer's Market Organic Sweet Potato Puree, black beans, salt, paprika, bell pepper, onion powder, and black pepper until well mixed. Add flour and panko breadcrumbs until mixture is able to be formed into balls.

  4. Use ½ cup measure to form the burger patties, slightly flattening.

  5. Heat a frying pan to medium with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and cook each patty 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

  6. Serve on a brioche bun with tzatziki and jalapeno slaw.