5-ingredient Sweet Potato Latkes – a healthier take on the traditional deep fried potato pancakes, these are lightly pan fried in a small amount of olive oil, made with sweet potatoes instead of white and made EASY by using a spiralizer because it eliminates the need to grate the potatoes, which can take a lot of time.
Yield: 4 servings
5 from 1 vote

Spiralized Sweet Potato Latkes

Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
5-ingredient Sweet Potato Latkes – a healthier take on the traditional deep fried potato pancakes, these are lightly pan fried in a small amount of olive oil, made with sweet potatoes instead of white and made EASY by using a spiralizer because it eliminates the need to grate the potatoes, which can take a lot of time.

Ingredients

  • 1 large (11 oz peeled sweet potato, peeled)
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 large eggs (beaten)
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt and fresh black pepper to taste
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil

Instructions

  • Cut the sweet potato in half so it fits easily into the spiralizer.
  • Spiralize with the smaller noodle blade of the spiralizer. Cut into smaller pieces, about 5 inches long.
  • Mix together the sweet potatoes, scallions, eggs, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well to combine.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. When hot add 1 teaspoon of oil and swirl around the pan.
  • Using a fork, grab some of the sweet potato mixture (roughly 1/3 cup), and gently place it in the skillet lightly pressing down with the fork. You can fit 4 on the skillet.
  • Cook until golden on the bottom, about 3 minutes then flip with a spatula. Use the spatula to press them down to flatten and cook until golden, about 3 more minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 3latkes, Calories: 125kcal, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 4.5g, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 93mg, Sodium: 194mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 3