Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes
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Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

Submitted by: Karley Strongoli

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 4

Definitely a must try!


    1 med. sweet potato

    1/2 red onion

    1/2 tsp. sea salt

    1/2 tsp. black pepper

    2 garlic

    1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

    1/2 c. white quinoa

    1/4 c. breadcrumbs, made from sprouted whole-grain bread

    1/4 c. parmesan cheese

    2 tbsp. cilantro, bunch, fresh, organic

    2 tbsp. fresh basil

    1 lrg. egg

    2 c. blackberries

    1/2 red onion

    1/2 jalapeno pepper

    1/2 c. cilantro, bunch, fresh, organic

    1 lime

    sea salt & black pepper to taste


1) Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat and add 1/2 tablespoons olive oil. Add in sweet potato, onion, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, stir, cover and cook for 10-12 minutes, or until potato is soft. Remove lid and add garlic, cooking for 30 seconds.

2) Transfer potato mixture to a large bowl (slightly mashing potato with a fork) and add quinoa, breadcrumbs, cheese, herbs, remaining salt and pepper and mix well. Once combined, add in egg, then mix until moistened. Using your hands to bring it together, form four equally-sized patties. Heat the same skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Add cakes and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Serve with blackberry salsa!

Blackberry Salsa Combine remaining red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime juice in a bowl with the blackberries.

Enjoy! :)