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Join Educator Ella as we make easy, delicious and sustainable Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers! 🍔👩🏽‍🍳 We hope this recipe inspires you to make more plant-powered, planet-positive meals this month and beyond! 🌱🌎

Servings: 8 medium-sized burgers


🌱¼ cup quinoa

🌱1 large sweet potato

🌱2 Tbsp oil

🌱Small onion

🌱2 cloves garlic

🌱1 large carrot (or equivalent to one large carrot)

🌱Spices: 2 tsp cumin, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp salt, pepper to taste


🌱1 can of black beans

🌱1 Tbsp ground flaxseed (3 Tbsp water per 1 Tbsp of flaxseed)

🌱¼ cup oat flour (regular flour works too)

🌱Optional: Add a little marmite, mushrooms, seaweed or soy sauce to add an umami flavour.


🌱Cook quinoa per package instructions

🌱Steam sweet potato until soft

🌱In a frying pan, add 1 Tbsp of oil and saute onions and garlic together. Add carrots, lime juice and spices for the last 30 seconds, then remove from the heat

🌱Prepare flaxseed egg by combining 1 Tbsp of flaxseed and 3 Tbsp of water, and let sit for 5 minutes

🌱Drain and rinse black beans

🌱Add sweet potato and black beans to a bowl, and mash together

🌱Stir in quinoa and sauteed veg and spices

🌱Mix in flaxseed egg and oat flour (add more flour for desired firmness)

🌱Shape into burger patties

🌱Add 1 Tbsp to frying pan and cook burgers for about 5 minutes per side until the outside appears crisp and brown.

🌱Add to burger bun, add your favourite topping and enjoy! 😋

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