Primal Sweet Potato Burger · Low Carb Zen

Primal Sweet Potato Burger

Sep 19

Primal Sweet Potato Burger

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Paleo Burger
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
A lower-carb burger made with grated sweet potatoes, mint, shallots and beef patties.


Sweet Potatoes Cakes

  • 3 Orange Sweet Potatoes grated
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 100 g buckwheat flour
  • 15 g fresh mint chopped

Mushroom and red onion mix

  • 8 flat button mushroom
  • 1 red onion
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Avocado burger sauce

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 10 g fresh mint chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • Olive oil
  • Salt pepper


  • Rocket Salad
  • 100 g minced beef per burger


Sweet Potatoes Cakes

  1. Peel the orange sweet potatoes.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes in cube and grated them into a food processor.
  3. In a bowl mix the grated sweet potatoes with buckwheat flour, chopped mint, whole eggs, salt and pepper.
  4. Warm 3 tablespoon of olive oil in a sauce pan.
  5. Use a metallic cookie cutter press to form the cakes into the sauce pan.
  6. Put the metallic cookie cutter circle shape into the sauce pan and fill in with the sweet potatoes mixture.
  7. Press firmly with the cutter press to compact the cakes.
  8. It is important that you remove all air to create a firm and compact cake.
  9. Fry for 10 minutes on both sides.
  10. Put aside onto absorbent towel to remove the excess of oil.

Mushroom and red onion mix

  1. Slice the red onion and mushrooms.
  2. Warm 1 teaspoon of olive oil into a sauce pan.
  3. Fry the vegetables until soft and tender.
  4. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Put aside.

Avocado Shallot Sauce

  1. Peel the Avocado.
  2. Remove the avocado kernel and make an avocado puree by using a fork.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of lime juice, chopped mint and finely chopped shallot.
  4. Add salt and pepper.


  1. Grill the beef patties onto a BBQ or a sauce pan with a bit of olive oil.
  2. In a plate place a sweet potato cake.
  3. Spread avocado sauce, add the rocket salad, beef patty, grilled mushroom/red onion, avocado sauce and top up with another sweet potato cake.

Recipe Notes

Eat straight away. Another option is to add cheese (if you're not no-cheese Paelo).

Nutrition Facts
Primal Sweet Potato Burger
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 75.6
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 15.74mg 5%
Sodium 28.4mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 18.9g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.16g 13%
Sugars 6.3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Dinner in Five
  • Zen Goddess says:

    Note: Rocket salad is known as arugula in the US.

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