1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsedor 1 1/2cups cooked black beans
1⁄4cup finely chopped onion
2garlic cloves, minced
1tablespoonvegan worcestershire sauce
1tablespoonlow sodium soy sauce
2tablespoonsbarbecue sauce (plus a little extra for glazing)
1teaspoonsmoked paprika (optional)
1⁄2teaspoondried chipotle powder (optional)
Scoop the sweet potato flesh out of the skin into a large bowl.Discard the skin.Add black beans to bowl and use a potato masher to mash everything together.Some whole beans are ok.
Add remaining ingredients and stir until everything is well combined.Chill mixturein the refrigerator for 2 hours.Don’t skip this!It will help the patties stay together better.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Form mixture into 6 patties and place on a large parchment lined baking sheet.Brush tops with olive oil.Bake for 25 minutes.
Remove from oven.Brush tops with BBQ sauce.Flip over and brush other side with BBQ sauce.Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes.Remove from oven and let stand 5-10 minutes without touching them.This will help them to set.