Yam Burgers with Chipotle Mayo

Everyone knows yam fries and chipotle mayo is a killer combo, which is why this burger works so well. Avocado is a must in my opinion for this one. 


Servings: 6-8 burgers


  • Yams - 2
  • White Cannellini Beans - 1 can (~2 cups)
  • Peanut Butter - 3 Tbsp
  • Maple Syrup - 2 Tbsp
  • Flour - 1/4 cup
  • Cumin - 1 Tbsp
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Mustard (ground) - 1 tsp
  • Panko for coating - ~1 cup 

Chipotle Mayo
  • Mayo - 1 cup
  • Lime - 1
  • Chipotle Peppers in Adobe Sauce - 2 to 4

  • Hamburger Buns
  • Avocado
  • Onion
  • Tomatoes


*Step-by-step directions with pictures below*

Preheat oven to 350°. Cut yams into 1/2" cubes. Coat with oil, salt and pepper. Bake for ~20 minutes, flipping once. 

Prepare chipotle mayo. Chop up 2-4 chipotle peppers depending on your heat preference. Add to mayo, with 1-4 tsp of the adobe sauce. Add lime juice. Mix and refrigerate.

Combine cooked yam, white cannellini beans, spices, flour, peanut butter, and maple syrup. Season with S&P. Mash with a masher, spoon or fork. 

Sprinkle surface with panko, grab a small ball of burger mash and place on panko. Flatten then sprinkle with more panko. Coat evenly and place on baking tray. Repeat for ~8 patties, then refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Heat oil on med-high heat in pan. Cook burger for 5 minutes on each side. 

Fix up your burger and enjoy!

Step-by-step Directions

Preheat oven to 350°
Chop up yams into 1/2"-1" cubes
Coat with oil, salt and pepper.
Place in oven. Bake for 10 minutes.

Chop up chipotle peppers
Add to mayo, along with lime juice.
Mix well and refrigerate.
Flip yams and bake for 10 more minutes.
Take out of oven.
Combine yams, white cannellini beans, peanut butter, maple syrup, spices, and flour. Mash.
Some chunks of yam or beans is good.

Sprinkle surface with panko, and form a small ball onto panko. Flatten and sprinkle with more panko. Coat evenly. 
Place patties on baking tray and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Heat oil on med-high heat.
Fry for 5 minutes
Flip and fry other side for 5 minutes
Golden brown
Fix up and serve!