Sweet Potato Nuggets Via CleanEat, A Veggie Treat

‘These little nuggets are easy to make and taste delicious! What makes them even better is that they are packed with vitamins and minerals! Perfect for kids and adults! ‘ Quoted CleanEats

Here’s How You Make It Via CleanEats









Recipe in Words

Magic Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato (about 20 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup panko (more if needed)





Instructions to Bliss

 

  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  • Pierce the sweet potato in several places with a fork. Place it on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until it’s softened and just beginning to caramelize, 45-60 minutes. Cool potato completely.
  • Discard the skin and transfer the insides of the potato to a small bowl. Mash and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • After the refrigeration period, preheat the oven again to 400ºF.
  • Remove sweet potato from refrigerator. Stir in the cinnamon and maple syrup. Add salt to taste, if desired. Fold in the egg.
  • Pour the panko onto a small plate. Form nugget shapes with the sweet potato mixture (it will be wet, but don’t worry, it will hold together!), coat the nuggets with panko, and place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. If the nuggets are a little messy looking, you can press them into nice shapes on the baking sheet. Spray each side of the nuggets with an oil mister — this is optional, but it helps the exterior get crispy and brown.
  • Bake the nuggets for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time, until they’re golden brown and warmed through.

H/T: OhMyVeggies



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