Sweet Potato Paleo Pancakes

Posted on 01. Jun, 2012 by in Recipes

These sweet potato “pancakes” or “patties” are a great side for pretty much any meal. They work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Whenever your body needs some fibrous carbohydrates post-workout or before/after an active day, sweet potatoes are perfect and you will look forward to having these pancakes every time.

Prep-time: 10 minutes

Cook-time: 10 – 15 minutes

Serves: 4 – 6


– 4 medium-sized sweet potatoes
– 2 tbsp. grass-fed butter (add more as needed)
– 2 eggs
– salt to taste


– peel sweet potatoes
– shred raw, peeled sweet potatoes in food processor (you can use a cheese grater if you don’t have a food processor)
– Melt butter in large pan
– Add shredded potatoes to butter and toss, coating in the butter.
– Sprinkle on salt and toss.
– Crack in the eggs and mix in with potatoes
– With spatula, divide the potato mixture into round, burger-like patties.
– Add more butter if the pan seems dry.
– Let cook a few minutes on each side, flipping as needed, until both sides are nicely browned and crispy.
Serve nice and warm! Let us know how you like them!

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3 Responses to “Sweet Potato Paleo Pancakes”

  1. Maggie Cain

    13. Oct, 2012

    Do these freeze well?

    • Andrew

      19. Oct, 2012

      Im sure they would but we’ve never tried.

    • Tony Frezza

      31. Oct, 2012

      Hey Maggie. Have not tried it myself. I try not to let any food go too long uneaten after its cooked up. Just having to do with the whole food loses nutrients after cooking and with time passing and reheating again.