Chipotle Sweet Potato Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons canned chopped chipotle chilis in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and shredded
  • 8 large leaves romaine lettuce


  • In a medium bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients (beef through chipotle chillies). Form beef mixture into patties. Heat grill to high heat and place burgers on the grill.
  • Cook for 10 minutes on each side, until burgers reach desired level of doneness.
  • In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the skillet, add the onion and sweet potato.
  • Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste and cook for 5 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  • Place burgers on lettuce leaves and top with sautéed onion and sweet potato. Serve warm.
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