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Sweet Potato Sage Balls

About the Recipe

Serve these alongside or on top of cooked greens.


Serves 6


  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil 
  • 3/4 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Add onion and garlic to a skillet with oil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine cooked onion and garlic with all remaining ingredients. Stir to mix well. Shape mixture into golf ball-size pieces and slightly flatten.

Cook balls on a non-stick griddle or pan until browned, about 4 minutes on each side. Serve immediately.

YIELD: 6 servings

PREP TIME: 10 min I COOK TIME: 15 min I TOTAL TIME: 25 min