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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 8

Ingredients

    • 6 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and finely shredded
    • 1 cup onion, finely shredded
    • 1 tsp salt-free herb seasoning
    • 1 2/3 cup unbleached flour
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 2 cups finely shredded zucchini
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 cups egg substitute
    • 6 tsp canola oil, divided

Directions

In a large bowl, mix the sweet potatoes, zucchini, onions, lemon juice, herb blend, egg, flour, and parsley. In a large non-stick frying pan or griddle, over medium-high heat, warm 2 tsp of the oil. Drop a large spoonful of the batter into the pan, and spread it with a spatula to form a thin pancake. Add more batter to fill the pan without crowding the pancakes.

Cook for about 2 minutes per side or until golden and crispy. Remove from the pan and keep warm. Repeat, adding the remaining 4 tsp oil as needed, until all the batter has been used.

Nutrition Facts
 Sweet Potato Pancakes
Serving Size 1/8 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g
Protein 11g  
Vitamin A 360%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 6%
Iron 15%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 1
Fruit 0
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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