Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes


Cheesy Sweet Potato Fritters

6 servings


20 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time


2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon thinly sliced chives, plus more for garnish

½ cup fontina cheese, grated

1 egg white, lightly beaten

½ cup rice flour (can substitute all-purpose flour)

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 ½ teaspoons salt

½ teaspoons black pepper

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

extra salt and pepper to taste

sour cream for dipping


Place sweet potato, garlic, chives, and fontina into a mixing bowl and toss together.

Add egg white, flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Mix together until well combined. Allow mixture to sit for 5 to 10 minutes.

Pour oil into a heavy bottom skillet and place over medium-high heat.

Place 2 tablespoon mounds into the skillet, about an inch apart, and gently press to flatten.

Pan fry for 4 to 6 minutes. Flip and fry for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

Drain on paper towel and lightly season with salt and pepper.

Repeat until all fritters have been made. Serve immediately with sour cream.


Serving Size

1 g


254 kcal

Total Fat

11 g

Saturated Fat

8 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



13 mg


811 mg

Total Carbohydrate

34 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

5 g


6 g

6 servings


20 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time
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