Mini Sweet Potato Knishes
  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 15
  • Preparation Time: 15 min.
  • 1 can (15 ounces) sweet potatoes (yams) in light syrup, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) potatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup matzoh meal*
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil spray
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon water
  1. Mash sweet potatoes, potatoes and onion together in a medium bowl. Mix in eggs, matzoh meal, margarine, salt and pepper; shape into 30 small balls. Coat a baking sheet with vegetable oil spray. Slightly beat egg yolk with water in a small bowl.
  2. Arrange balls on baking sheet; brush with egg mixture. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes, or until nicely browned.
  3. Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 80; Total fat 2.5g; Saturated fat 0.5g; Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 170mg; Total carbohydrate 11g; Fiber 1g; Protein 2g; Vitamin A 45%DV*; Vitamin C 10%DV; Calcium 2%DV; Iron 4%DV
  4. *Daily Value
  5. *Major supermarkets carry matzoh meal. At times other than Passover, breadcrumbs can be substituted for matzoh.
Served as an appetizer or a side dish, these low-fat sweet potato knishes are created with matzoh meal for Passover or any time of year. Since the vitamin-A rich sweet potatoes, as well as the white potatoes, have been cooked in the can, these nutritious, sweet-tasting, bite-size knishes are quick and easy to prepare.