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White Bean, Sweet Potato and Avocado Burgers with and Roasted Garlic Cream

on ACE® Classic Hamburger Buns

This veggie burger is next level. A sweet potato and white bean patty, sliced avocado, creamy garlic sauce stacked on a toasted ACE® Gourmet Hamburger Bun. A new fan favourite for sure.

Prep Time: 55 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Serves 4


For the Burgers:

  • ACE Bakery® Classic Gourmet Hamburger Buns
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 16 oz. (454g) canned cooked white black beans
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) white onion, fine chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. (30-45ml) tahini
  • 3/4 tsp. (3.5ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. (5ml) garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.25ml) chipotle powder or ½ tsp. (2.5 ml) Cajun spice
  • 2 tbsp. (30ml) chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) nutritional yeast or any flour as a substitute
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) fresh baby spinach finely chopped.
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5ml) salt
  • Pinch black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 avocado, sliced.

Optional toppings: lettuce, tomato, and thinly sliced red onions.

For Garlic Cream

  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 tsp. (5ml) Maple syrup
  • ½ lime, zested, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to season



For Garlic Cream

  1. In a lightly oiled skillet heated to medium heat slowly sautee the peeled garlic until it browns and softens, set aside to cool.
  2. In a blender or food processor Combine yogurt or sour cream with the cooled cloves of sauteed garlic, maple syrup, lime juice, lime zest, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Process until smooth, set aside.

For the Burgers

  1. Pierce sweet potatoes all over with a fork and place on a plate.
  2. Microwave for 5 minutes, then flip and cook for 5 minutes more, or until soft.
  3. Remove, slice in half and let cool until you can scoop out the flesh.
  4. Drain and rinse beans. Rinse in very hot water to help soften.
  5. In a large mixing bowl or a food processor add the cooked sweet potato, rinsed beans, tahini and vinegar.
  6. Using a fork, or the pulse function on the food processor, mash well.
  7. Fold in the onion, garlic powder, chipotle or chilli powder, salt, pepper, nutritional yeast/flour and greens – and continue mashing with the fork or pulsing in the food processor.
  8. Heat skillet to medium-high heat. Form burger mixture into large patties and press into the panko breadcrumbs.
  9. Add patties to pre heated skillet, cook for about 5 minutes on each side or until crispy, and lightly browned.
  10. To serve
  11. Toast ACE Bakery® Classic Gourmet Hamburger Buns to preference and top bottom bun with patty, sliced avocado, and roasted garlic sauce, top with the bun tops.