Gluten free Black Bean Kumara Burgers
With as few as 11 ingredients, these gluten free black bean kumara burgers are simple to make, highly nutritious, and absolutely delicious! Crispy on the outside, moist and bursting with flavour on the inside, these little beauties will tantalise your taste buds and boost your health all at the same time. What more can you ask for in a meal?!
The inclusion of pear, beetroot and kumara (sweet potato) adds a super succulent sweetness to these veggie burgers. English Mustard gives the burgers a great kick, while the avocado and cheese keep the patties mouth-wateringly creamy and moist.
Add cheese, rice and kumara to the mix:
Mix and mould into patties.
Pop them in the oven and, hey presto:
Stack and serve in a gluten free bun, on a bed of leafy greens, tomato, cheese and beetroot. Enjoy!
- 2 medium-sized kumara (sweet potato)
- ½ cup of rice, cooked*
- 1 can black beans
- ½ cup of onion, diced
- ½ cup of nut meal (or finely processed nuts) of choice
- 1 tablespoon of English mustard
- ½ cup of avocado
- 2½ tsp mixed spice
- 1 tsp paprika
- 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
- ¼ tsp each salt and pepper
- ½ cup grated cheese (optional)
- ½ cup beetroot (optional)
- 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar (optional)
- Slice kumara (sweet potato) in half, lengthways, coat in coconut oil and place cut side face down on lined or well-greased baking tray. Bake in oven at 200 °C until soft enough to mash.
- While kumara is baking, cook half a cup of rice*.
- While rice is cooking, add the remaining ingredients to a large bowl.
- Add cooked kumara and mash gently, leaving some of the black beans intact for texture.
- Stir in cooked rice.
- Mixture should be moist and retain shape when formed into small patties.
- Place on lined baking tray and bake in the oven at 180 °C for 15 minutes or until patties can be turned without breaking. Bake for a further 15 minutes or until outsides begin to crisp.
- Place patties in gluten free buns atop leafy greens, tomato, cheese.and beetroot.
Adapted from a recipe by Minimalist Baker