Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes

Latkes are delicious. But most recipes call for white potatoes, lots of oil, and sour cream. We used sweet potatoes to create a healthier version of a traditional favorite that your family will love. Also try these Baked Cauliflower Latkes.

These sweet potato latkes can be made one day ahead. Follow steps 1 to 4, then cover the baking sheet with foil and store in the refrigerator. Bake them right before serving, allowing a little extra cooking time if needed.

Serve these as part of your holiday meal, as a healthy side dish with chicken or fish, or top them with a spoonful of plain Greek yogurt and unsweetened applesauce as a snack.

Watch 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese make a similar version of this recipe for Sweet Potato Latkes on their healthy cooking show, FIXATE!


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Sweet Potato Latkes

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Jewish
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 6 Servings (1 latke each)
Calories 103 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 1 lb sweet potatoes peeled, grated
  • ¾ medium onion grated, squeezing out as much liquid as possible
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp whole grain Japanese-style bread crumbs (like Panko)
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • ½ tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 6 tsp reduced fat (2%) plain yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, egg, flour, bread crumbs, garlic, and salt in a medium bowl; mix well.
  4. Using ¼-cup measuring cup, scoop mixture into rounds and form into patties. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Brush the tops evenly with oil; bake for 15 minutes. Flip latkes and bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.
  6. Serve latkes topped evenly with yogurt.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Latkes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 155mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

These Sweet Potato Latkes are a healthy and delicious version of the traditional latke with a flavor your family will love.

P90X/P90X2 Portions

½ Tuber/Legume Grain

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb

Body Beast Portions
1 Legume

1 Yellow
½ tsp.

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