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Chipotle bean burger with sweet potato wedges

Chipotle bean burger with sweet potato wedges

A flavoursome burger that's a winner with all the family!

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VegetarianHigh in vitamin A
  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook30 mins
  • Total time45 mins

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  • 700g sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 75g wholemeal bread
  • 5 salad onion
  • 400g can essential Waitrose Mixed Bean Salad, drained and rinsed
  • 1 essential Waitrose free range egg
  • 1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Chipotle Paste
  • 100g mild Peppadew peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 Grated zest and juice of lime
  • 8 large lettuce leaves


  1. Heat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Cut the sweet potatoes into thin wedges, place on a baking tray, drizzle and toss in 2 tsp oil. Season and bake for 30 minutes, turning once.

  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, whizz the bread to coarse crumbs. Add 4 chopped salad onions, the beans, egg and chipotle paste, then pulse until coarsely chopped.

  3. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan. Shape the mixture into 4 patties about 2cm thick. Add to the pan and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes each side until lightly browned. Transfer to the sweet potato tray and cook for 5 minutes in the oven.

  4. Slice the last salad onion and mix with the peppers, lime zest and juice.

  5. Serve the burgers in ‘cups’ made from 2 lettuce leaves, with the sides.

Cook’s tip

Double the recipe and wrap the uncooked bean burgers in clingfilm, then open-freeze until solid and stack in a freezer box until needed.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,567kJ/ 372kcals



Saturated Fat












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