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Sweet potato cakes


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  • 700 g sweet potato- peeled and cubed
  • 25 g olive oil
  • 1 onion- peeled and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove- peeled and crushed
  • Pinch each of nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste
  • 50 g quick cook polenta
  • 2 tbs mild oil


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Step 1

Cook the sweet potato for approx. 15 minutes until soft. Drain and mash well.
Add the olive oil, onion and garlic to a saucepan and cook for 5-10 minutes until soft. Add the mashed sweet potato to the pan along with the seasoning. Stir together until mixed thoroughly.
Allow to cool before shaping into 4 circular patties approx. 1 inch thick. Coat in a generous, even layer of polenta. Refrigerate for approx. 30 minutes.
Heat a mild oil (such as rapeseed) in a frying pan and cook the potato cakes for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden.
Serve with your desired topping or sides.

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