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Sweet Potato Patties


  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 1 large clove garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 can white beans rinsed and dried
  • 5 tablespoons whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax
  • Optional toppings: Cashew lime creme Plain, salted yogurt, smashed avocado for topping, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion, diced sweet potato, and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Remove pan from heat and place sweet potato mixture in a medium bowl. Add spices and beans. Mash ingredients together. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Add corn, breadcrumbs and eggs to sweet potato mixture. Mix well with hands and form into  patties, about 3" wide.
  • Place on parchment paper lined baking pan and bake for 15 minutes on one side; flip, and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove burgers from oven, serve on a slice of whole wheat or gluten free bread if desired. Top with smashed avocado and salted yogurt.

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