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Fiesta Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers

Image of 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.
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 6


  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup optional pepitos (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 sliced green onions
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 cup cooked, mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 package Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained


  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.