Vegan Sweet Potato Burger

You're going to love these Vegan Sweet Potato Burgers. They are made with a curried spiced sweet potato patty that is filled with veggies and herbs. The patty is served with cilantro aioli and tomato chutney for a hearty and healthy burger.

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Resting time
3 hrs
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 8 burgers
Calories: 237 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Curried Sweet Potato Burgers
  • 1 cup dried yellow or red lentils
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked sweet potato, mashed
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 3/4 - 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • coconut oil for sautéing
The Fixings
  • tomato chutney, store bought or homemade
  • cilantro aioli, recipe follows
  • hamburger buns
  • fresh arugula
Cilantro Aioli
  • 1/2 cup Veganiase
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro leaves, minced
  1. Rinse lentils thoroughly and cook in 2 cups of water until very tender, 45-60 minutes. Meanwhile in a microwave or oven, bake sweet potatoes until soft. Once cooled, remove skin and mash.
  2. Saute onions and garlic in 1 tbsp of coconut oil until translucent. Add to cooked lentils along with spices, quinoa, spinach and mashed sweet potatoes. Stir to combine. While stirring add flour and cornstarch until fully incorporated.
  3. Shape into patties and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  4. Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a nonstick skillet. Cook patties for about 5 minutes on each side until slightly browned.
  5. Prepare the aioli by mixing together all the ingredients. Top each burger with aioli, chutney and arugula and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Sweet Potato Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 432mg12%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 4360IU87%
Vitamin C 6.2mg8%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.