These tasty Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis are perfect for a slimming-friendly brunch if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
These delicious rostis can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner and are really versatile when it comes to accompaniments.
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How many Calories are in these Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
There are 85 calories in each of our slimming friendly Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets are these Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free and dairy free!
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly are these Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
There are 2 Points in each of these tasty rostis! That leaves you with lots of Points for a delicious accompaniment.
How to make this Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis recipe
If you’re looking for a quick breakfast or brunch then this recipe fits the bill perfectly! Here’s a summary;
- Grate the sweet potato and carrot and soak in some salted water. Grate the onion and chop the spring onions
- Drain and squeeze the water out of the carrot and sweet potato. Add to a bowl with the other ingredients and mix
- Form into 6 rostis in a fry in a frying pan with some Low calorie cooking spray
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
You could serve any of the following with these tasty rostis. They’d also work really well just on their own or with some ketchup!
- Poached egg
- Smoked salmon
- Baked Beans
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
Nope! There are no fancy ingredients or pieces of equipment needed to make these tasty rostis.
We’ve added a pinch of chilli flakes to add a little bit of heat. If you prefer, you can leave them out, or add more!
Make sure you leave the rostis to cook in the frying pan without moving them for the first few minutes. It’s important to let them cook and colour or they may just fall apart.
Can you cook Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis another way?
You need to cook these rostis using the method below.
How do you know when these Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis are cooked?
You should cook this recipe until the rostis are golden and holding together.
This should take approx 10 minutes on the hob.
How long can you keep Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of these rostis in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Sweet Potato and Carrot Rostis?
From chilled: Place on a baking tray and heat in a hot oven for 10 minutes being careful not to let them burn.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, and reheat as above.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!