BBQ Spiced Chicken, Black Bean, Sweet Potato Blended Burger, Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients: Makes 6 servings


3 1/4 oz    Black Beans, dry
2/3 cup Blueberries
1/3 cup Pineapple, diced
2 3/4 tsp  Jalapeno Peppers, minced
1 TBSP   Cilantro, chopped
3 TBSP   Red Onions, chopped fine
1/4 tsp     Kosher Salt
1 1/2 tsp  Lime Juice
5 1/4 oz    Sweet Potatoes, peeled
12 oz     Ground Chicken, 60/40
1 tsp      Chili Powder
1 1/4 tsp  Ground Paprika
1/4 tsp     Cayenne Pepper
2 tsp      Light Brown Sugar
1/4 tsp     Kosher Salt
pinch     Ground Black Pepper
6 each   Whole Wheat Hamburger Bun
As needed          Cooking Spray


  1. Cover black beans with water and soak overnight.
  2. Prepare Blueberry Pineapple Salsa. In a bowl, combine blueberries, pineapple, jalapeno, cilantro, red onion, salt, and lime juice. Toss to mix.
  3. Drain and rinse beans. Add to saucepan and cover with water; let simmer 1 hour or until tender. Drain and chill.
  4. Mash ½ of the black beans in a bowl. Add mashed and un-mashed beans, sweet potato, ground chicken, chili powder, paprika, cayenne, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Form into 4 oz patties.
  5. Sear patties in pan prepared with pan spray until an internal temperature of 165 degrees F is attained.
  6. Serve each burger on a whole wheat hamburger bun and top with ¼ cup of blueberry pineapple salsa.

Serving Size: 
Service size: 1 patty with 1/4 cup salsa

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 380; Total Fat: 11g; Sat Fat: 3g; Sodium: 590mg; Protein: 21g; Carbs: 53g; Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 11g

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group leaving site icon