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Sweet Potato Cakes

Recipes » Recipes for Childcare » Sweet Potato Cakes

Sweet Potato Cakes

This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines.

Makes 6

Ingredients
1 sweet potato, chopped into small pieces
1 x 400g can chickpeas, no added salt, drained and rinsed
Juice of ½ lemon
2 spring onions, finely sliced
½ cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
1 egg (check the centre's policy regarding egg)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place sweet potato into a microwavable dish and add 1 tablespoon of water. Microwave for 6 minutes or until soft. Drain any excess liquid.
  3. Mash sweet potato with the chickpeas and lemon juice. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until the mixture has cooled.
  4. Add spring onions, breadcrumbs and egg to the sweet potato mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Using clean hands, take a handful of the mixture and form it into a patty shape. Repeat the process to create 6 patties.
  6. Place patties evenly apart on the baking tray.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, turning the patties over once at half way.