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Sweet Potato Fritters [Vegan]

These sweet potato fritters are a perfect accompaniment to a main dish.

Sweet Potato Fritters [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan


  • 1 cup coarsely grated sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp dry active yeast
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2/3 cup non dairy milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp EnerG Egg Replacer mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded. sliced an chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • Oil for frying (I used vegetable oil)


  1. In a large bowl place the grated sweet potato and salt. Allow to sit for 30 minutes (this will extract some of the moisture from the potato).
  2. In a large bowl combine the four, baking powder, yeast and sugar.   Squeeze the moisture out of the sweet potato and add to the bowl with the non dairy milk, egg replacer, jalapeno pepper, cilantro and pepper.  Stir to combine.  Cover and allow to sit for one hour or until mixture doubles in size.
  3. Once mixture is ready heat oil to about 350 degrees.  Spoon mixture by the tablespoon full into the hot oil and allow to cook for 4-5 minutes turning once until golden brown on all sides. Remove from oil and place on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  4. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.




Obsessed with healthy, plant-based cooking and eating, Lee Khatchadourian-Reese is the Chief Blogger at The Vegan Version. By day she is a senior executive at a large telecommunications company and by night the Executive Chef of her own kitchen. Lee currently resides in the Philadelphia area with her husband , two children and pet bulldog, Bertha.



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9 comments on “Sweet Potato Fritters [Vegan]”

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Keith Simpson
2 Years Ago

You had me at sweet potato.

Jodi Gibson Mckay
2 Years Ago

Made these last night. Amazing !!!!!!!!

Wana Alrt
2 Years Ago


Laura Voss Monahan
2 Years Ago

Baked version available? I'm not keen on the oil.

Mariel Abbitt
2 Years Ago

Could you just bake instead of frying?

Ryan McCulloch
2 Years Ago

Melissa McCulloch !

Joanne Gontar
2 Years Ago


Matthew Oakes
2 Years Ago

Korey Long, we must eat these.

Lynn Jenkinson
2 Years Ago

Those sound really GREAT! I would mention, however, that if using canola oil to fry, unless it's organic, it will most likely be GMO.


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