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Sweet potato patties topped with sour cream and a corn and black bean salsa.
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4.85 from 19 votes

Sweet Potato Patties

These sweet potato patties are mashed into crispy flavorful patties, that are perfect for a vegetarian meal or side dish.

Servings: 10
Calories: 85kcal


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 3 TBS yellow onion (chopped fine)
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • Peel your potatoes, and dice them into about 1 inch size bits
  • Place in a microwave safe container and microwave for about 5 minutes.
  • Mash your sweet potatoes with a fork or potato masher.
  • Melt butter in a medium frying pan
  • Saute onions in the butter for about 5 minutes
  • Add onions to mashed sweet potatoes and stir together.
  • Add egg, flour, and salt to sweet potatoes and mix together.
  • Preheat a frying pan to medium heat and add butter to the pan. Scoop up about 1/4 cup of the mashed mixture and place into a frying pan, heated to medium.
  • Scoop up about 1/4 cup of the mashed mixture and place into the pan.
  • Pat down to about 1/2 inch thickness, and 2 to 3 inches in diameter. (The patties may be a bit sticky and hard to shape, coat hands in nonstick spray as needed.
  • Fry for about 60 seconds on each side.



Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6246IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg