Sweet Potato Chickpea Tots

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 45 min Serves 40     adjust servings

A healthy dinner option for your kids!!


  • 3 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (If using dried chickpeas, cook and save the liquid. If using canned, please do not drain the liquid.
  • 1/2 cup fresh green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Sea salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Place the shredded potatoes on a lined baking sheet .
  3. Bake for about 20 minutes. Only until tender. Please be careful not to over cook.
  4. Once the potatoes are done, increase the oven temp to 400.
  5. In a food processor , puree the chickpeas, INCLUDING the liquid, until smooth.
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the shredded sweet potatoes, pureed chickpeas, green onions, spices and salt.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes to make the tots easier to form.
  8. Using a cookie scoop , form the tots and place each one on a lined baking sheet . Gently flatten each one.
  9. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  10. Serve warm.


Recipe Notes

These should last about 10 days in the fridge and up to 6 months in the freezer. Enjoy!

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