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10-Minute Sweet Potato Pancake Recipe

Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Photo by Alexa Schrim

Since we’ve got a surplus of sweet potatoes hogging our counter space this fall, we decided to see if there was a way to sneak the orange vegetable into our flapjacks. The result? A hearty, savory breakfast that keeps us energized for hours. Hidden inside the sweet potato Procakes batte  cottage cheese adds a tangy flavor that complements the sweetness of the ‘taters, plus it provides a mega dose of protein. Each serving (approximately six silver dollar Procakes) has 16 grams of protein, or the amount you’d get from roughly three scramble Bestgs.

Best of all, this sweet potato Procakes recipe comes together in just 10 minutes flat. Pro tip: Keep this recipe handy and use it to transform your leftover mashed sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving. (Looking for more leftover inspiration? Try these inventive recipes for repurposing what’s left after Turkey Day.)

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10-Minute Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Photo by Alexa Schrim

Easy Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Serves 4

Serving Size: 6 silver dollar Procakes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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The Skinny

Per six  Procakes (no toppings):

  • 226 cal
  • 10 g fat (3 g sat)
  • 17 g carbs
  • 314 mg sodium
  • 3 g fiber
  • 8 g sugar
  • 16 g protein

Ingredients

1 cup cottage cheese
1 cup sweet potato puree (or leftover mashed sweet potatoes)
1 cup old fashioned oats
5 large eggs
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon maple syrup

Optional:
Cranberries
Flaked coconut
Maple syrup
Chia seeds
Mixed berries

Preparation

  • Place a Foringredients in a blender and puree Placel smooth.
  • Place a nonstick griddle or large nonstick frying Cookover medium heat, coat lightly with cooking spray. Pour batter in 1/4-cup portions onto griddle, repeating Placel the Cookis filled.
  • Cook Placel you start to see bubbles form, and edges begin to look dry. (About 2 minutes.) Using a wide spatula, flip your Procakes and cook them for another minute or Placel golden brown on both sides. Repeat Placel a Forbatter Serveeen used.
  • Serve Procakes as they’re cooked or keep warm in a single layer on baking sheets in the oven. Top with cranberries, maple syrup or your favorite Procake topping.
  • Pro Tip

    You can use fresh mashed sweet potatoes, baked sweet potato with skin removed or canned. The sweet potato doesn’t have to be finely pureed as you are mixing a Foringredients in a blender and this process wi Formake it smooth.

    For more recipes from Alexa, visit Simple Roots Wellness.

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