Guacamole Burgers with Elote-Style Sweet Potatoes

Guacamole Burgers

with Elote-Style Sweet Potatoes

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Mexican-style flavors abound in these burgers thanks to a cooling sauce of sour cream mixed with guacamole that tops beef patties—elevated with classic spices like paprika, ancho chile powder, and more.

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Guacamole Burgers with Elote-Style Sweet Potatoes
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  • 4 Beyond Burger ™ Plant-Based Patties
  • 4 Potato Buns
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • ½ cup Guacamole
  • 2 Tbsps Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Mexican Spice Blend (Ancho Chile Powder, Smoked Paprika, Garlic Powder, Ground Cumin & Dried Mexican Oregano)
  • 1 Lime
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • 1½ lbs Sweet Potato

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Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes
1 Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the sweet potatoes into 1-inch-wide wedges. Place on a sheet pan; drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer, skin side down. Roast 28 to 30 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

2 Prepare the remaining ingredients

Meanwhile, peel 1 clove of garlic; using a zester, finely grate into a paste (or use the small side of a box grater). Halve the buns. Halve the lime crosswise. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, guacamole, and the juice of 1 lime half; season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

Prepare the remaining ingredients
Cook the patties
3 Cook the patties

Sprinkle both sides of the patties with all but a pinch of the spice blend. In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned patties. Cook 3 to 5 minutes per side (flipping carefully, as the oil may splatter), or until browned and cooked through* (the center will still be red or pink). Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

*An instant-read thermometer should register 165°F.

4 Make the lime mayo

In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, remaining spice blend, the juice of the remaining lime half, and as much of the garlic paste as you’d like; season with salt and pepper. 

Make the lime mayo
 Toast the buns & serve your dish
5 Toast the buns & serve your dish

Working in batches if necessary, add the halved buns, cut side down, to the same pan. Toast on medium-high 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Assemble the burgers using the toasted buns, cooked patties, and creamy guacamole. Serve the burgers with the roasted sweet potato wedges on the side. Drizzle the sweet potatoes with the lime mayo and garnish with the cheese. Enjoy!