Paleo Burgers with Sweet Potato Buns

5 from 1 vote
By Rachael DeVaux
Servings: 4 burgers


Organic Turkey Burgers

  • 1 lb organic ground turkey, (can sub for organic chicken or grass-fed beef)
  • 1/3 cup chopped spinach or collard greens
  • 1/2 diced bell pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 extra wide sweet potato


  • Combine all ingredients, excluding sweet potato, into a large bowl and mix together.
  • Form the mixture into patties. 
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium until hot- but not smoking.
  • Place burger patties in pan and let cook for about 5-8 minutes either side. (you can cover the pan with a lid to speed up cooking time) 
  • Slice sweet potato into 1/2 inch thick rounds and place on parchment covered backing sheet
  • Spray sweet potato lightly with avocado oil and BROIL in the oven- use the second rack, on high heat (525 degrees F)
  • Broil potatoes for about 6-8 minutes on either side, or until they start to turn golden and bubble. 
  • Form burgers with sweet potato rounds, mixed greens, avocado, and condiments. Enjoy!

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