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Tasty Tots

Tasty Tots

Tasty Tots

Note:Get a grownup's help with this recipe, which requires using the oven/stove and chopping with a knife.

Prep time: 1 hour

What you need:

  • 11/2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans), undrained
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Cooking spray

Equipment and supplies:

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Knife
  • Food processor
  • Large bowl
  • Sheet pans
  • Oven/stove

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Steam or boil sweet potatoes until barely tender, approximately 15 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Peel cooled potatoes. Shred them using a grater or food processor.
  4. Puree chickpeas, including liquid, until smooth.
  5. Combine shredded sweet potatoes and chickpeas in a large bowl.
  6. Add oil, salt, pepper, onion powder, and cinnamon. Mix well.
  7. Spray sheet pans with cooking spray.
  8. Scoop heaping tablespoons of the mixture and place 1 inch apart on prepared sheet pans.
  9. Bake in oven for approximately 10-12 minutes, until starting to brown.

How much does this recipe make?
Six servings

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: March 2012

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