SWEET POTATO-COCONUT FRITTERS

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes(or yams)
  • 1 tsp H2O
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1tbsp cornmeal
  • 1tsp fresh ginger(minced)
  • ½tbsp minced garlic
  • ½tsp baking powder
  • 1/8tsp salt
  • 3tbsp shredded coconut

Directions

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into chunks. Place on an plate with the water.
  • Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap and heat it up for 6 minutes.
  • Let stand for 3 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350°. Mash the sweet potatoes with a fork. In a food processor or blender, pulse the potatoes with the remaining ingredients, but not the coconut. Make it a course puree.
  • Drop 24 dollops of batter on a baking sheet lined with foil. Sprinkle with coconut.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.

Notes

These little delights are for the sweet hearted and 100% vegetarian, but everybody will want one. Makes 24.

Categories: Appetizer  Side Dish  Snack  Vegetable  Vegetarian 

Author Credit: Women's Health

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