Get the satisfying qualities of a hamburger and fries with this black bean burger and sweet potato fries recipe.

Servings: 4

Black Bean Burger Ingredients:

2 cups black beans, rinsed and mashed with a fork (you can use canned black beans as well, be sure to drain and rinse them)

1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 red onion sliced

1/2 cup corn

2 jalapenos chopped (leave seeds out for less heat)

1 egg

salt and freshly ground pepper

canola oil for pan

roll or bread of choice (Brioche bun in picture)

head of romaine lettuce 


Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients:

2 sweet potatoes

olive oil

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp garlic powder

salt and pepper

Black Beans
Hamburger buns
Sweet Potato Fries


On medium heat, put the corn, onion, and jalapeno in a skillet and cook until charred.  Mix together the smashed beans, breadcrumbs, onions, chili powder, egg, and some salt and pepper in a medium bowl.  Fold in the corn, onion, and jalapeno mixture.  Form the mixture into 4 smaller patties.  Preheat a pan over medium-high heat and add some canola oil (or your favorite oil to cook with!).  Cook the burger 4 minutes per side.  Serve on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and whatever condiments you desire!  Enjoy! 


Wash and peel sweet potatoes.  Slice potatoes to desired fry thickness.  Coat in olive oil, cumin, garlic powder, and, salt and pepper to taste.  Place on a baking sheet and spread out for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. Flip halfway and enjoy!  

You can also use your air fryer to cook these fries.  Preheat your air fryer to 380 degrees, and cook in single layers for 12 minutes.  Flip halfway and enjoy!  


Sarah Biddle Image

Recipe compliments of Home Chef Sarah Biddle and OPL Community Member

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