AZ Health Zone/ Snack

Tasty Tots

Tasty Tots

AZ Health Zone
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 36 Tots


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • Oven
  • Large Baking Pan
  • Blender
  • Medium Bowl


  • Ingredients
  • 5 cups fresh sweet potatoes peeled, coarsely shredded
  • 2⅓ cups canned unsalted garbanzo beans (chickpeas), with liquid
  • ½ cup fresh green onions finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Directions
  • Wash hands with warm soap and water. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place shredded potatoes on a large baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 350°F for 20 minutes or until slightly tender. Do not overcook.
  • Increase oven temperature to 400°F.
  • In a food processor or blender, puree garbanzo beans, including the liquid until smooth.
  • In a medium bowl, combine shredded sweet potatoes, pureed garbanzo beans, green onions, vegetable oil, salt, garlic, pepper, onion powder, and cinnamon. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 40-45 minutes to make tots easier to form.
  • Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, roll 36 tots. Place 1 inch apart on baking sheet. Lightly flatten the tops of the tots with a spoon or a fork. Bake at 400°F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. Serve hot.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Calories, 160; Carbohydrate, 21g; Protein, 7g; Total Fat, 5g; Saturated Fat, 0 g; Trans Fat, 0g; Cholesterol, 0; Fiber, 5g; Total Sugars, 1m; Sodium, 220mg; Calcium, 60mg; Folate, 20mcg; iron, 2mg; Percent Calories from Fat, 30 %.
Makes 36 tots, servings size 6 tots each.
Keyword Garbanzo Beans, Sweet Potato

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