Sweet Potato and Carrot Tots Recipe

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Ava Henderson Modified: March 24, 2022
Sweet Potato and Carrot Tots Recipe

How To Make Sweet Potato and Carrot Tots

Sweet potatoes and carrot tots are incredible snacks to serve and enjoy with your little ones! This finger food will surely capture their hearts!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • olive oil spray
  • ½lbsweet potato,(1 large), peeled
  • ¼lbcarrot,(1 large), peeled
  • 1large egg,lightly beaten
  • ½cupwhole wheat panko breadcrumbs,plus 2 tbsp
  • ¼cupmozzarella cheese,grated
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspsmoked paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 37 degrees 5 degrees and lightly spray a sheet pan with olive oil.  Set aside.

  2. Cut sweet potato and carrot into 3 or 4 large chunks.  Place them in a food processor fitted with a metal blade and process until finely chopped into rice-size pieces.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, spray the pan with oil, and add the chopped vegetables. Cook, stirring for about 5 minutes until softened.

  4. Transfer to a large bowl with the egg, panko, mozzarella, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper and stir with a spatula to ensure it is evenly combined.

  5. With your hands, gently form sweet potato-carrot mixture into small rectangular pieces, pressing and rolling them firmly together about 1 tablespoon each. 

  6. Evenly space them on the prepared sheet pan, spray with olive oil and bake for about 10 minutes. Remove from oven.

  7. Using your hands or small spatula, flip each over. Put them back in the oven and bake for about 10 to 12 more minutes, or until brown and crisp. Consume as is or dip in ketchup.


  • Calories: 61.43kcal
  • Fat: 5.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.01g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.50g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.84g
  • Fiber: 0.41g
  • Sugar: 0.57g
  • Protein: 0.96g
  • Cholesterol: 8.13mg
  • Sodium: 48.69mg
  • Calcium: 19.58mg
  • Potassium: 44.84mg
  • Iron: 0.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 92.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.42mg
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