If you’re looking for the meat burger experience without the meat try this burger! Beets add color to make it look meaty, these burgers are the perfect combination of sweet and savory, with a great texture and lots of umami.
Difficulty 3/5 Prep Time 30 MIN Cook Time 15-20 MIN Serves 4


2 sweet potatoes peeled and diced into cubes
1 beet diced into cubes
1 ½ cups of oyster mushrooms roughly chopped
1 can of black beans drained and rinsed
1 cup cashews ground
1 cup bread crumbs
handful of fresh parsley
1 tablespoon of Broil King Perfect Steak Seasoning
1 tablespoon of smoked paprika
½ tablespoon of chipotle chili powder
Broil King Perfect BBQ Sauce.


  1. Dice the sweet potatoes and beet and put in a pot with enough water to cover.
  2. Place pot on the side burner and set to MEDIUM-HIGH heat.
  3. As the pot begins to boil, finely chop the cashews, bread crumbs, and parsley in a food processor.
  4. When the sweet potatoes are tender and easily pierced by a fork, remove from the side burner and drain, place cooked sweet potatoes and beets off to the side.
  5. Place a frying pan on the side burner and coat in oil, when the oil begins to smoke place the roughly cut mushrooms in the pan and cook until tender.
  6. Mix black beans, garlic, cooked sweet potatoes, and beets in a bowl. Using a potato masher, mash the mixture together.
  7. Add the chopped cashew mixture and the cooked mushrooms to the bowl and mix together do not continue to mash.
  8. Replace one or two of your cooking grids with an exact fit Broil King griddle! Then preheat your grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  9. Form burger mixture into 5-in (13 cm) patties and place on a hot well-oiled griddle. Cook until patties are firm and have developed a good seared crust.
  10. Brush patties with Broil King Perfect BBQ Sauce and let the sauce caramelize before removing patties from the grill.
  11. Top with your favorite toppings, to accent the flavor of these burgers use baby arugula as your salad topping, sun-dried tomatoes, and a roasted garlic aioli, but be creative and find your own favorite flavors. Enjoy!

Recipe, Dar-B-Que!