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Sweet Potato Tots

SidesWhitney Carlson12 Comments

I have been dreaming of sweet potato tots for a while now. Remember your mother making you regular potato tots as a child? Oh the memories that holds for me! Now, you can continue those memories but in a healthy, slow-burning carbohydrate sorta-way. The perfect (and somewhat portable) side dish to your lunchtime or dinnertime meal. These will be perfect for your Fourth of July BBQ!

Clean Eat Recipe :: Sweet Potato Tots


  • 1 lb sweet potatoes - skin ON, shredded (use the large holes on your grater)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, shredded and liquid drained
  • 2 TBSP oat flour (can also substitute the gluten-free oat flour variety)
  • 1 TSP mexican chili powder
  • 1/2 TSP garlic powder
  • 1/2 TSP ground mustard
  • 1/2 TSP sea salt
  • 1/2 TSP coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 large egg whites
  • Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Using the large holes of your cheese grater, shred 1 lb of sweet potatoes.

3. Using the large holes of your cheese grater, shred a medium yellow onion. Drain the liquid from the onion, pat dry.

4. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, oat flour, Mexican chili powder, garlic powder, sea salt and black pepper in a bowl, stirring with a spoon to ensure it is mixed.

5. Add egg whites to sweet potato mixture.

6. Using your hands, shape mixture into small tots/balls approximately 3/4" in diameter.

7. Place on baking sheet sprayed with olive oil and bake until crispy, approximately 22-25 minutes.

Makes 40 tots. 

Serving size = 10 tots


  • Calories: 144
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbs: 31g
  • Fats: 0g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Sodium: 284mg

He & She Tip: These will NOT be as crunchy as traditional potato tots since those are fried. Keeping the skin on in this recipe will increase the texture of the tots.

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