Chickpea & sweet potato cakes

With avocado salsa

Looking for healthy detox recipes? Try these chickpea & sweet potato cakes with avocado salsa.

Ingredients (serves 10)

Chickpea & sweet 
potato cake

400g sweet potato, baked and crushed
  • 100g chickpeas
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup (50g) polenta + extra for dusting
  • Sea salt & pepper
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 3 sprigs chopped parsley


Avocado salsa

  • 1 large avocado
  • 3 tomatoes, flesh diced
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • Freshly chopped basil and coriander
  • Juice of 1–2 lemons
  • ½ small red onion, diced



Chickpea & sweet 
potato cake

  • Mix all ingredients together and shape into golf ball-size patties.
  • Dust with polenta and bake at 170ºC on a tray for six to eight minutes until golden.
  • Top with one tablespoon of salsa.

Avocado salsa

  • Mix ingredients together gently, serve immediately.


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