Sweet Potato Tots

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Combine your love of sweet potato fries with the nostalgia you feel for that school cafeteria staple and what do you get? A crunchy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside sweet potato tot that gives you all the health benefits that come with this delicious root vegetable. One sweet potato satisfies half of your daily vitamin C requirement and contains healthy doses of vitamins A, E, B6, and D, plus magnesium and potassium. Coconut oil lends a delicate hint of coconut flavor and healthy fats.

Ingredients

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  • 1 small Organic Sweet Potato, mashed
  • 1 small Organic Sweet Potato, grated
  • 1 Free-Range Egg
  • 1 TB Organic Chickpea Flour
  • 1/4 C Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 1/4 TSP Sea Salt
  • 1/4 TSP Onion Powder
  • 1/4 TSP Garlic Powder
  • pinch of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 C Organic Coconut Oil for frying

Preparation

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1. Combine all ingredients except the oil.

2. Form small 1-inch ovals with the mixture and place on parchment paper.

3. Heat oil in a medium skillet and fry tots, turning halfway, until golden brown.

4. Serve with your favorite organic ketchup or olive oil-based chipotle mayo.

Yields about 24 tots, depending on size.

 

Nutrition Facts*

Calories 218
Total Fat 10g
Carbohydrates 24g
Protein 8g
Servings Per Recipe 4

* Nutrition Facts are based on 1 serving

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Photographer: Carmen Troesser

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