Paleo Burgers with Sweet Potato Buns

Servings 4 burgers
Author Rachael DeVaux


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


  1. Combine all ingredients, excluding sweet potato, into a large bowl and mix together.

  2. Form the mixture into patties. 

  3. Heat oil in a pan on medium until hot- but not smoking.

  4. 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) 

  5. Slice sweet potato into 1/2 inch thick rounds and place on parchment covered backing sheet

  6. Spray sweet potato lightly with avocado oil and BROIL in the oven- use the second rack, on high heat (525 degrees F)

  7. Broil potatoes for about 6-8 minutes on either side, or until they start to turn golden and bubble. 

  8. Form burgers with sweet potato rounds, mixed greens, avocado, and condiments. Enjoy!