Easiest Sweet Potato Tots Recipe Ever

  • This is the EASIEST tater tot recipe I make and is always a hit with my kids. Even better, these easy sweet potato tots are made with only two ingredients (not including salt, which you can omit if you like). All you need to make this addictive bite-sized snack are sweet potatoes and parmesan cheese.  They’re my go-to for a weeknight side, and I love not having to buy a frozen bag of tots for my kids to eat anymore.


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    Easiest Sweet Potato Tots Recipe Ever

    These are way better than the frozen kind, and only take two ingredients to make.

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    Servings: 20 tots


    • sweet potatoes: 2 large, peeled and cubed (3 cups cubed)
    • finely grated parmesan cheese: 1 cup
    • salt: 1 pinch (optional)


    Step 1: Bring a medium-sized pot to a boil and cook until just tender (about 8 minutes).  Alternatively, you can also steam the sweet potato.

    Step 2: Preheat oven to 425 F and drain the water from the sweet potatoes (if boiling). 

    Step 3: Transfer the cooked sweet potatoes and parmesan cheese to the bowl of the food processor and pulse until crumbly.

    Step 4: Shape the mixture into equal sized tater tots and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes or until firm. After about 7 minutes of cooking time, flip the tater tots so the other side crisps up. Serve with your choice of condiments.

    dipping a tot into ketchup

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