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Roasted sweet potato & bean burgers

Points® value
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
20 min
50 min
When you’re in the mood for a burger, reach for one of these


Sweet potato, raw

600 g, coarsely chopped

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon(s)

Cannellini Beans, cooked

1 can(s), large, drained, drained and rinsed

Za'atar seasoning

2 teaspoon(s)

Egg, whole, raw

1 medium, raw

Breadcrumbs, fresh

70 g, made from day-old wholegrain bread

Spring Onions

2 medium

0% fat natural Greek yogurt

80 g

Tahini paste (sesame paste)

2 teaspoon(s)

Lemon Juice, Fresh

1 tablespoon(s)

Wholemeal bread roll

2 medium, split and toasted

Salad leaves

60 g


1 large, thinly sliced


individual, extra large, peeled into ribbons

Chilli Sauce

1 teaspoon(s), to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place sweet potato on tray and drizzle with half the oil. Bake for 40 minutes or until tender. Increase oven to 210°C, fan 190°C, gas mark 7.
  2. Add the beans to the bowl and mash to combine. Add the spice mix, egg, breadcrumbs and spring onion and stir to combine. Season, then shape mixture into four 2cm-thick patties.
  3. Heat remaining oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook patties for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a baking tray and bake for 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the yogurt, tahini and lemon juice in a small bowl. Top the roll halves with salad, tomato, cucumber, patties, yogurt sauce and a drizzle of chilli sauce.


You can swap the cannellini beans for chickpeas or kidney beans.