Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potato Cakes Recipe

Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potato Cakes Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potato Cakes

Cheese and potato are a match made in heaven! This mashed sweet potato is great for snacks and even breakfast. Watch out for that cheese pull!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4 cupssweet potatoesmashed , we used 5 medium-sized sweet potatoes
  • 2cupsmozzarella cheesegrated
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheesefresh grated
  • ½ cupgreen onions scallions or green shallots, chopped
  • ¾ cup bread crumbsdivided
  • 2large cloves of garlic finely chopped , or 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2tbspparsleyfreshly chopped
  • 1egg
  • ¼ salt to taste
  • ¼ black pepperfresh cracked , to taste


To make mashed sweet potatoes:

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Wash, peel and cut sweet potatoes into quarters.

  2. Arrange onto baking sheet; drizzle with a small amount of oil and season with salt and pepper. Cover baking sheet with foil and bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork.

  3. Transfer cooked sweet potatoes to a mixing bowl and mash well with a potato masher.

To make sweet potato cakes:

  1. To the mashed sweet potatoes in the bowl, add the mozzarella, parmesan, green onions, bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, and egg.

  2. Season with salt and pepper, and mash all ingredients together well with a potato masher to combine.

  3. Place the remaining breadcrumbs onto a plate. Scoop 1 tablespoon of mixture into the palm of your hands and form into round patties about ½ -inch thick.

  4. Dredge patties in the bread crumbs, evenly covering both sides, and set aside until ready to cook

  5. Heat about 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium-sized nonstick pan over low-medium heat. Add the patties in batches of 4 or 5, and cook for about 6 minutes on each side.


  • Calories: 1203.00kcal
  • Fat: 47.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 27.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 118.02g
  • Fiber: 11.84g
  • Sugar: 15.92g
  • Protein: 74.62g
  • Cholesterol: 116.68mg
  • Sodium: 3020.14mg
  • Calcium: 2152.95mg
  • Potassium: 1106.09mg
  • Iron: 8.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 1329.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.32mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!