Sweet Potato and Black Rice Burgers

Sweet Potato and Black Rice Burgers

These sweet potato burgers are amazing. They have a touch of sweetness plus have herbs and spices to really get the flavors going. You can serve these on eggplant or a burger with rocket, avocado, red onion, tomato and any other favorite toppings.

Prep Time - 10 min 

Cook Time - 15 min 

Ingredients:

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup uncooked black rice
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 1/2 tps cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • freshly ground salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Peel the sweet potato and use a fork to poke sweet potato several times. Place sweet potato on a small plan lined with foil and bake in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until fork tender.
  3. While sweet potato is cooking, cook the black rice by adding 1 cup water and wild rice to a medium saucepan or rice cooker. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 30minutes or until tender.
  4. Once sweet potato and rice is cooked add it to the food processor with the remainder ingredients and process until well combined.
  5. In glad wrap place the mixture i and wrap into a ball. Place in the fridge until cool.
  6. Once the mixture is cool, using your hands separate the mixture into 6 patties.
  7. Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a large pan. Once oil is hot, add patties and cook for about 5-7 minutes, then flip. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes on the other side.
  8. Serve on their own or in a bun! Add your favorite burger toppings.