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Homemade Sweet Potato Tater Tots

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Homemade Sweet PotHomemade Sweet Potato Tater Tots. I made a batch using sweet potato and the other is regular potato, served with chipotle mayo and tomato sauce.

Are sweet potato tots bad for you?

Don’t let the word “fried” scare you into believing they have been made in an unhealthy way. Coconut oil is good fat and is ideal for cooking foods at higher heat. Plus, sweet tater tots have beneficial nutrients, including vitamin C, fiber, beta-carotene, magnesium, copper, and niacin.

Why don’t my sweet potato fries go crispy?

The secret to crispy (instead of soggy) sweet potato fries is to spread them out in an even layer with enough room so that they don’t touch. This is especially important if you’re making a big batch of fries. If they’re all crammed onto one pan, they’ll steam instead of bake, and you’ll end up with soggy fries.

Tater tots

Tater tots are grated potatoes formed into small cylinders and deep-fried, often served as a side dish.
The name “tater tot” is a registered trademark of the American frozen food company Ore-Ida, but is often used as a generic term. “Tater” is short for potato.

Yield: 4 large servings

Homemade Sweet Potato Tater Tots

Homemade Sweet and Regular Potato Tater Tots with a small tub of tomato sauce in the middle

Homemade Tater Tots. I made a batch using sweet potato and the other is regular potato, served with chipotle mayo and tomato sauce.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook & Bake Time 25 minutes
Freezer Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Potatoes / Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornflour
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Mixed Herbs
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

Wash the potatoes and place in a pot, cover with cold water and boil for about 5-8 minutes (it should have some resistance when pierced).

Drain the potatoes and allow them to cool.

Once cool to the touch, peel then grate the potatoes into a large bowl.

Add in the remaining ingredients and mix gently.

Flour a work surface then form the potato mixture into a log shape.

Cut off small pieces and shape them into tots.

Lay tots in a single layer on a baking sheet then place in the freezer till firm.

To oven bake, roll tots in a few tablespoons of oil then lay flat on a baking sheet and bake till golden or fry in oil till browned.

Enjoy!!

Notes

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Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 206Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 103mgCarbohydrates 46gFiber 5gSugar 4gProtein 6g

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2 thoughts on “Homemade Sweet Potato Tater Tots”

    • Hi Terri. Yes using sweet potato would be more healthy, so I hope you will give it a try and let me know with a rating and review on the recipe what you think of it. Enjoy and thanks for being here and participating.

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