5 Tasty Sweet Potato Tots Recipes Perfect For Snack Time

Thinking of preparing sweet potato tots for some healthy afternoon snacks with the kids? Here are some recipes you can follow.

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Easy Sweet Potato Tots For Your Homestead

1. Basic Sweet Potato Tots

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Ingredients and materials:

  • 2 whole sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 whole beaten egg
  • 1/3 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon of pepper

Things needed:

  • Cookie sheets
  • Baking tray
  • Baking sheet
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Boiling pan
  • Egg beater
  • Spoon

Instructions:

  • Boil the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Then, remove the skin and grate them.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients using a spoon and set it aside.
  • Combine the grated sweet potatoes and the beaten egg in a bowl. Then, mix in all the dry ingredients until the texture is already creamy.
  • Using your clean hands, create small scoops of the mixture. Then, deep fry small scoops for around 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the sweet potato tots on a serving plate, and they’re ready to serve!

2. Sweet Potato Tots With Herbs

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Ingredients and materials:

  • 2 pieces of sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup of parsley
  • ¼ cup of rosemary
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • ¼ tablespoon of pepper
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 tablespoon of rosemary
  • ¼ tablespoon of onion powder
  • ¼ tablespoon of salt

Things needed:

  • Cookie sheets
  • Baking tray
  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk or stand mixer
  • Boiling pan
  • Grater

Instructions:

  • Boil the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes, remove the skin and grate them.
  • Mix the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl with a stand mixer. Keep mixing until the egg is completely absorbed by the other ingredients
  • Using your clean hands, get some of the mixtures and shape them into small, cylindrical balls. Then, arrange them on a baking sheet and allow a two-inch distance between them.
  • Set the oven for 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius), and bake the tots for around 20 to 24 minutes. Flip them halfway to bake them evenly.
  • Let the sweet potato tots cool down, and transfer them on a serving plate. Ready to serve!

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3. Super Cheesy Sweet Potato

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Ingredients:

  • 3 pieces of sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups of parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup of water

Things needed:

  • Cookie sheets
  • Baking tray
  • Knife
  • Fork
  • Grater
  • Mixing bowl
  • Microwave-safe container
  • Microwave-safe food wrap
  • Food processor

Instructions:

  • Peel and cube the sweet potatoes.
  • Place the cubes on a microwave-safe bowl, and pour in the water to create some steam. Then, wrap the bowl with a microwave-friendly food wrap and toss it into the microwave.
  • Using medium heat, set the timer for 15 minutes. You know your sweet potatoes are ready when you can pierce a fork right through it.
  • Throw in the sweet potatoes into a food processor, along with 1 cup of grated parmesan cheese. Pause it a few times to create a chunky texture, not a puréed one.
  • Using your clean hands, form small balls using the sweet potato mixture. Then, roll them onto some more parmesan cheese.
  • Place the sweet potato balls into a cookie sheet. Bake them for 15 minutes, for 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius). Turn them once halfway through.
  • Remove them from the oven, and serve them warm!

4. Salmon & Sweet Potato

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Ingredients:

  • 3 pieces of sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup of minced sweet onions
  • ¼ cup of minced scallions
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of chunked salmons
  • 2 cups of panko bread crumbs
  • 2 whole beaten eggs
  • 3 cups of flour
  • ¼ cup of soy sauce

Things needed:

  • Cookie sheets
  • Baking tray
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • 2 frying pans
  • Egg beater

Instructions:

  • Peel and cube the sweet potatoes, and deep fry them in a large pan for the next 15 minutes. Then, transfer them into a bowl.
  • In a medium-sized pan, fry the sweet onions and sprinkle some salt. Then, add in the salmon chunks.
  • When the salmon is already cooked enough, add in the soy sauce. Keep stirring for around 5 more minutes.
  • Transfer all the ingredients into a large bowl, and mix and mash them. Set it aside to cool down.
  • In another medium-sized pan, throw in the bread crumbs. Keep stirring the crumbs until they are golden brown. Then, transfer the crumbs into a bowl and cool it down.
  • Spread the sweet potato mixture into a large, baking sheet. Place it in the fridge for about 45 minutes. This will cool them down and make it easier for you to shape them into balls.
  • Take a knife and cut the mixture into small, 1 1/2-inch sized squares. After, cover the squares into a bed of flour, dip it into beaten eggs, and then into the bread crumbs.
  • Transfer all the sweet potato squares into a baking sheet. Make sure that they have at least an inch distance from each other.
  • Pop the sweet potato tots into the oven for around 10 minutes. Set the heat to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
  • Put the tots into a serving plate, and prepare some dipping sauces on the side.

5. Zucchini and Sweet Potato Tots

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Ingredients:

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis
  • ¼ cup of shredded cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of paprika powder

Things needed:

  • Cookie sheets
  • Baking tray
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Mixing bowl
  • Food processor

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Then spray your baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Peel the sweet potatoes and microwave it for around 3 to 5 minutes, until a fork can already pierce through it.
  • Put the sweet potatoes and the zucchinis in a food processor to grate them.
  • Transfer the zucchinis and sweet potatoes into a large bowl. Then, pour in the dry ingredients and mix them well until the mixture becomes creamy.
  • Using your clean hands, form some mall balls with the mixture. After that, place them onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake them for 20 minutes, for 375 degrees Fahrenheit (around 150 degrees Celsius). Remember to turn them once halfway through.
  • Remove them from the oven, and cool them down a little bit. Serve them warm with your preferred dipping sauces!

Check out this tutorial video by Marion’s Kitchen, where she walks you through each step of the sweet potato tots baking process:

So fun, right? Making your own sweet potato tots is not just easy, it is also a great bonding activity for you and your family! You can also experiment and customize the recipes if there are other vegetables you would like to add.

What sauces and other snacks would you like to pair with your sweet potato tots? Share your other favorite snacks with us in the comments section below!

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