Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers
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Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 50 mins


  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and finely cubed
  • 2 small chopped onions
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs.  ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp. crushed garlic
  • 3 tsp. paprika
  • 2 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 3 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup cooked couscous
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • Sliced red onion
  • Avocado, sliced
  • Tomato, sliced
  • Sharp cheddar cheese, sliced
  • Buns or lettuce for bun substitute


  • In large pan, heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Add sweet potato and onion and mix. Stir until fully cooked. Add fresh-cracked salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil, add garlic when hot and cook until golden brown. Add to sweet potato and onion.
  • Bring butter and chicken stock to a boil. Add couscous and stir. Cover and allow to sit for 5-7 minutes.
  • In large bowl, combine turkey, sweet potato, onion, garlic, couscous, and spices. Mix completely and divide into 2-3 inch thick patties.
  • Broil in the oven for 15-20 minutes, flipping them over halfway through.
  • Fancy them up with marionberry ketchup, avocado, and your favorite burger toppings.
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