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Sweet Potato Tots

These delicious and healthy Sweet Potato Tots are a delicious finger food to add to your life! Gluten free, plant based, and nut free....they are going to be a new favorite veggie side!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free tator tots, healthy tator tots, sweet potato tots
Servings: 12 tots
Calories: 53kcal


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato or yam
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp ground flax
  • 5 tbsp brown rice flour divided (Or you can sub with gluten free flour)
  • coconut or avocado oil for cooking


  • Thoroughly mix quinoa, sweet potato/yam, ground flax and sea salt in a bowl.
  • Add in approximately 2 tablespoons of brown rice flour until mixture is sticky and able to be formed.
  • Form mixture into little balls and squeeze them gently into a tot shape.
  • Roll each tot in a bowl with the remaining brown rice flour to coat the outside.
  • Using your favorite pan, heat the coconut/avocado oil over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the tots.
  • Roll the tots around as needed until all sides turn a golden brown color. 
  • Enjoy with some natural ketchup or your favorite tot dipping sauce!


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2242IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg