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Chipotle Maple Sweet Potato Burgers [Vegan]

These perfectly textured vegan, sweet potato burgers have a hint of maple sweetness and a smoky chipotle kick.

Chipotle Maple Sweet Potato Burgers [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan



Cook Time



  •  2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound), diced small
  •  1 tablespoon olive oil
  •  1 medium yellow onion, diced small
  •  1 large garlic clove, minced
  •  1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats, dry
  •  1/4 cup pecans, minced
  •  2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  •  2 tablespoons flax meal
  •  1 teaspoon kosher salt
  •  1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  •  1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  •  3 tablespoons maple syrup
  •  8 hamburger buns


  1. In a medium saucepan, add the diced sweet potatoes and cover with water. Add a dash of salt and bring to a boil over high heat.Then, reduce to low and simmer for about 15 minutes until very tender. Drain and set aside for later.
  2. In a medium frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium-low. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for about 10 minutes, until the onions are brown and fragrant.
  3. In a large bowl, add the oats, through and including the pepper. Whisk well to combine. Add the boiled sweet potatoes and the onion mixture as well as the maple syrup. Using a wooden spoon, mash the sweet potatoes and mix everything together very well.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat your hands with a non-stick cooking spray and form the burger mix into eight large patties. Arrange on the baking sheet in a single layer.
  5. Bake at 400 F for about 45 minutes, turning the patties over halfway through. Once done, remove from oven and allow to rest for about 5-10 minutes. This will set the patties.
  6. Serve hot, with barbecue sauce. Freeze the leftovers for a quick meal later.


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Kathleen Henry hosts the vegan food/healthy lifestyle blog, Produce On Parade and is native to Alaska. She is a food research enthusiast, foodie, Mammographer and bleeding heart. She stands against the exploitation of all creatures and reflects such in her cooking. She features commonplace ingredients, as Alaska doesn’t lend many exotic ingredients. Find out more at Produce On Parade.



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122 comments on “Chipotle Maple Sweet Potato Burgers [Vegan]”

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Leah Kelly
12 Days ago

At the moment it would be the boca spicy chick'n patty but I might just have to give these a try :)

Tammy Brown
12 Days ago


Melanie Pachuta
12 Days ago

Herbert Wayne Phillips-Walker.

Fionnuala Murphy
12 Days ago

Black Bean burger or spicey falafels!

Kristina Marzano
12 Days ago

We tried Gardein burgers and liked them. For homemade, I like black bean using the recipe from Minimalist Baker or the China Study cookbook's southwestern burgers, with refried black beans.

Christina Burleson
13 Days ago

If it's on a bun, it can't be squishy. No matter what's in it or how good it tastes.

Denise Plant
13 Days ago

I love smoky lentil burgers with barbecued onions. To die for!

Rudiger Smoot
13 Days ago

Why is your site carrying prominent advertising for products that are tested on animals (Crest toothpaste and Oil of Olay)? Talk about hypocritical.

Maryann Barnes
13 Days ago

W/o the bun ( breads high in calories / sugar )

Fionnuala Murphy
18 Sep 2016

Stick it into a wrap with all your trimmings like a burrito!

Magda Amor
13 Days ago

Sounds delicious, BUT.... why call it a burger? Is a "burger" just a patty shape? Can I have a lettuce spinach burger just because it is a burger shape? Im truly curious.

Judy Greggs
18 Sep 2016

Why not call it a burger. That's what it is. A burger isn't a cut of meat if that's what you're worried about.

Lori Matlak
19 Sep 2016

Thank you Judy. What a comment...smh

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