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Sweet Potato Broccoli Cakes


  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • optional: 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • Pierce sweet potato with a fork many times. Place in microwave and microwave for 6-8 minutes, until soft and cooked through. Let cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Place chopped broccoli in a microwave safe bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of water and microwave for 5-6 minutes, until lightly steamed. Once steamed, roughly chop the broccoli into very small pieces. You can also place it in a large food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.
  • In a large bowl, mash the sweet potato.
  • Add the broccoli, eggs, breadcrumbs, and cheese, and mix well. Stir in the garlic powder and onion powder, if desired.
  • Form into small patties and place onto prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.