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Vegan Sweet Potato Macadamia Nut Burgers

Looking for a healthy bite that packs a lot of punch and will fill you up?  Try these sweet potato burgers or keep it light as a lettuce wrap.
Posted By: Sheila E.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegetarian
Calories 1977 kcal


  • 1 large sweet potato cooked 
  • 1 15oz can of chickpeas 
  • 1 15 oz can of cannellini beans or equivalent
  • 1 cup white onion finely diced
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts chopped
  • 3 cloves of fresh garlic minced
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 2-4 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg*
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Butter Lettuce or bun


  • Bake sweet potato, peel skin and empty potato into bowl.  
  • Drain and rinse beans, add to the sweet potato.  
  • Saute onion in 2-4 tablespoons of oil, add garlic and continue to saute until translucent and tender.  
  • Mash beans and potato, add remaining ingredients and spices and form into patties.  
  • Allow to rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes.  
  • You can boke or grill these. Serve on a bun or as a lettuce wrap.


*To make vegan, use an egg substitute.


Calories: 1977kcalCarbohydrates: 164gProtein: 36gFat: 140gSaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 103gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 1455mgPotassium: 2354mgFiber: 34gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 48522IUVitamin B1: 2mgVitamin B5: 6mgVitamin C: 25mgCalcium: 375mgIron: 14mg
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