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This recipe for sweet potato falafel burgers is incredible. It’s like if sweet potato and falafel had a baby – bright orange, crunchy, delicious baby. These burgers are easy to make and have fantastic texture and flavor.

Sweet Potato Falafel Burgers [Vegan]

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  • 2 1/2 cups cooked sweet potato
  • 1 14-ounce can chickpeas
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon red hot sauce
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • A dash cinnamon
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, divided
  • 4 ciabatta buns


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine the sweet potato, chickpeas, and garlic in a food processor along with the dry spices, hot sauce, and maple syrup. Process until the mixture is mostly smooth but still a bit chunky.
  3. Transfer the mix to a mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup of bread crumbs and stir the mixture to combine.
  4. Form the mixture into four patties and coat each patty with the remaining bread crumbs.
  5. Place the patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake them for 25 minutes. Flip the burgers halfway through.
  6. Slice the ciabatta buns and toast them lightly you want.
  7. Build your burgers with the suggested toppings or go wild and experiment with different flavor combinations.


The suggested topping are: parsley hummus, tomato, lettuce, onion, tahini, and hot sauce


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