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A gluten free and vegan Sweet Potato and Kale Patty on a gluten free bun with a lettuce and slaw topping.
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Sweet Potato and Kale Patties (Vegan & Gluten Free)

These Sweet Potato and Kale Patties are both vegan and gluten free. The sweetness from the sweet potato compliments the earthy flavors from the kale and quinoa. Perfect for dinner, lunch or a snack!
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizers, dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 211kcal
Author: Chhavi Vashisht


  • 1/2 cup Kale, finely chopped
  • 2 cups Baked Sweet Potato, around 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 tsp thyme, dried
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • fresh cracked pepper
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil, or oil of preference



  • Bake the sweet potatoes in the oven for about 40 minutes. Peel and discard the skin. Mash the sweet potato.
  • Cook 1 cup of quinoa as per packet instructions. I cooked it in my instant pot with 2 cups of water.


  • In a bowl, add the mashed sweet potato, cooked quinoa, chopped kale, dried thyme, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Mix everything together.
  • Take about 2 Tablespoons of the mixture and form into patties.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Add a teaspoon of oil. Cook the patties 2 minutes per side until they are crisp and golden brown.


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 11110IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.3mg