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Fiesta Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

Fiesta Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

Fiesta Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

These veggie burgers are not only healthy, they're also easy to make. Make extra, wrap and freeze for a quick weeknight dinner. Or make small burgers to serve as finger food at your next get-together.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. frozen corn, thawed
  • ½ c. nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ c. optional pepitos (pumpkin seeds)
  • ½ c. crumbled queso fresco
  • ¼ c. mayonnaise
  • 3 sliced green onions
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ c. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 c. cooked, mashed sweet potato
  • 1 c. panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 pkg. Fajita Seasoning Mix 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 c. black beans, rinsed and drained

Directions

  1. Remove 1 tablespoon Fajita Seasoning Mix from package and combine with yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice and 2 tablespoons cilantro; set aside.
  2. Combine remaining Fajita Seasoning Mix with remaining ingredients except breadcrumbs.
  3. Divide mixture into 6 balls.
  4. Place 1 ball of mixture at a time into a bowl of panko breadcrumbs. Flatten slightly, then turn over with a spatula to coat the other side. (The mixture will be very wet, so you will need to handle gently.) .
  5. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch skillet and cook 3 burgers for 8 minutes, turning once.
  6. Repeat with remaining butter and burgers.
  7. Serve on buns or over greens with yogurt sauce.