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Sweet Potato Latkes

Latkes are delicious. But most recipes call for white potatoes, lots of oil, and sour cream. These sweet potatoes create a healthier version of a traditional favorite that your family will love.

Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes

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By: Team Beachbody
6 servings, 1 latke each
Prep Time
20 min.
Cook Time
30 min.


  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled, grated
  • ¾ medium onion, grated, squeezing out as much liquid as possible
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp. whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp. whole grain Japanese-style bread crumbs (like Panko)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 6 tsp. reduced fat (2%) plain yogurt


Here are your instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  3. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, egg, flour, bread crumbs, garlic, and salt in a medium bowl; mix well.

  4. Using ¼-cup measuring cup, scoop mixture into rounds and form into patties. Place on prepared baking sheet.

  5. Brush the tops evenly with oil; bake for 15 minutes. Flip latkes and bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.

  6. Serve latkes topped evenly with yogurt.

Recipe Notes

Tip: Latkes can be made one day ahead. Follow steps 1 to 4. Cover baking sheet and store in the refrigerator for one day. Bake them right before serving.

Sweet Potato Latkes

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