Sweet Potato Falafels Recipe

Sweet Potato Falafels Recipe
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A tasty twist to an old classic sweet potato falafels recipe made with brown rice. These sweet potato falafels can be served in wraps, summer bowls or just eaten like that.

 Ingredients For Sweet potato falafel:

  • 1 raw sweet potato peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • ½ cup almonds or any other nut
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup flour
  • oil for frying

How To Make Sweet Potato Falafels?

  • Pulse the sweet potato through a food processor until finely minced. Add the brown rice/quinoa and almonds and pulse until well mixed and uniform in texture. Add the egg and salt and pulse until mixed. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the flour.
  • Form the mixture into balls or patties. Heat the oil over medium heat and fry each falafel for a few minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Assemble all your ingredients in a bowl. Top with the falafels and any dressing.

You can serve the falafels with:

  • heirloom tomatoes
  • spinach
  • quinoa/brown rice
  • roasted corn
  • fresh dill
  • goat cheese
  • Ranch dressing
sweet potato falafels

Sweet potato falafels

A tasty twist to an old classic. These sweet potato falafels can be served in wraps, summer bowls or just eaten like that.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Vegetarian
Servings 5
Calories 289 kcal

Ingredients
  

Sweet potato falafel

  • 1 raw sweet potato peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • ½ cup almonds or any other nut
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup flour
  • oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • Pulse the sweet potato through a food processor until finely minced. Add the brown rice/quinoa and almonds and pulse until well mixed and uniform in texture. Add the egg and salt and pulse until mixed. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the flour.
  • Form the mixture into balls or patties. Heat the oil over medium heat and fry each falafel for a few minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Assemble all your ingredients in a bowl. Top with the falafels and any dressing.

Notes

Basic olive oil and lemon juice dressing works great, too, if you’re short on time.

You can serve the falafels with:

  • heirloom tomatoes
  • spinach
  • quinoa/brown rice
  • roasted corn
  • fresh dill
  • goat cheese
  • Ranch dressing
Keyword Sweet potato falafels


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