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These sweet potato and mozzarella burgers are so tasty and easy to make. With melted mozzarella cheese within and a light crunchy breadcrumb coating. they make a delicious, vegetarian alternative that kids (and adults) will love!

Sweet Potato and Mozzarella Burgers

With a slice of mozzarella cheese within, these tasty vegetarian burgers are an excellent meat free alternative that kids (and adults) will love!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato burgers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 377kcal
Author Neil


  • 3 medium sized sweet potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 2 garlics cloves crushed
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 medium sized egg beaten
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 125 g lighter mozzarella cut into 4 slices
  • 80 g breadcrumbs mixed with 2 tbsp. grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Cook the potatoes until soft, drain and leave aside to cool.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil in a small pan and sauté the onion and garlic, leave aside for a few minutes to cool.
  • Mash the potatoes and place them in a large bowl with the onion, garlic, red chilli powder, ground cumin, ground coriander and beaten egg and mix together well.
  • Form patties, using your hands, around each slice of mozzarella with the sweet potato mixture, season to taste and then cover thoroughly with the breadcrumbs.
  • Heat the other tbsp. of vegetable oil and gently fry both sides of each burger until golden brown.


These freeze and can be easily reheated for another day.


Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.3g | Protein: 15.6g | Fat: 18.3g | Saturated Fat: 6.4g | Cholesterol: 70.4mg | Sodium: 521.1mg | Fiber: 4.7g | Sugar: 6.5g | Vitamin A: 4350IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 330mg | Iron: 2.5mg