Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into small 1-inch chunks
2 tbsp canola oil, plus more for sautéing, plus canola spray pinch of salt
1/2 cup finely diced onion
16 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup cooked brown rice
2 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder (optional) 1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp tamari sauce
2 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce (optional) 1/8 cup cornmeal
4 whole-wheat bun, toasted
1 tomato, sliced (optional)
1 onion, sliced (optional) lettuce (optional)

1. Place the potato, onions, a tablespoon canola oil, and salt in a 9-inch pie pan on baking tray on upper level. Check and flip halfway through.
2. In food processor, pulse the next 9 ingredients together with the roasted sweet potato and onion. Taste for seasoning, and then cool in the fridge. Remove after chilled and form six 6-ounce patties.
3. Place patties in oiled 9-inch pie pan on baking tray on upper level. Use manual setting Steam Roast, cooking patties for 12 minutes, flipping patties halfway through cooking.
4. Serve on toasted buns and top with your favorite veggies.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 560 | Fat: 11 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 1304 mg | Carbohydrate: 98 g | Protein: 25 g

Makes 5 Servings

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