Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties

Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties


"These are kind of like a twist on falafel. Goes well in pita bread. Enjoy with a generous sprinkling of fresh thyme leaves and some finishing salt! You can use vegan butter instead of coconut oil, if desired."
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30 m servings 316 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 316 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion with a pinch of salt in hot oil until onion is translucent, 5 to 10 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant; about 1 minute. Stir in thyme and cook for about 30 seconds; transfer mixture to a large bowl.
  2. Stir sweet potatoes, quinoa, sea salt, and black pepper together with onion mixture until well-combined. Divide mixture into golf-ball size balls and press into patties.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties in hot oil until browned, about 2 minutes per side.


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I used cilantro because I don't have fresh thyme, but can t wait to try this recipe as written! Smooth, almost creamy, patties with great flavor!

These not only fell apart when I fried them but also stuck to my hands when I pressed them into patties. I had to just about scrap them off my hand into the pan. I wonder if it was b/c I had jus...

Great idea. Love the ingredients! The patties fell apart while I was frying them. I added an egg. Still no good. I wanted this to work. Any suggestions to "bind" the ingredients? I also a...

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