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Honey BBQ Tuna Sweet Potato Latke

Sweet potato latkes are delicious every month of the year

Recipe Courtesy of Michelle Wie

"An easy meal that looks gourmet. This grated sweet potato is topped with Honey BBQ tuna for a robust filling flavor."


About Michelle 

Michelle Wie is an American professional golfer on the LPGA Tour. Michelle is not only athletic but is also a champion in the kitchen. She enjoys being creative with food and became a spokesperson for StarKist® in 2016. She is a fan of the brand’s pouched Tuna and Salmon Creations because they are a great source of protein and convenient for her on-the-go lifestyle. She lives in Jupiter, Florida, and enjoys painting, sketching, cooking and spending time with her dog, Lola, when she is not practicing or playing golf.


For the Sweet Potato Latkes

  • 2 Pouches tuna, such as StarKist Kid’s Creations® Honey Barbeque Tuna
  • 4 Cups sweet potato, shredded (~1 large sweet potato)
  • 1/4 Cup green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup almond meal
  • 1-2 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 Cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 Avocado, diced


For the Sweet Potato Latkes

Preheat oven to 400°F.  Spray 1 large baking pan with cooking spray.

Shred sweet potato in food processor or with a grater and place in a large bowl.  Mix in green onion.

In a small bowl stir together almond meal, chili powder, salt and pepper.  Add to the sweet potatoes and onions and combine.

Stir in eggs and gently mix until well combined.

Drop ~ ¼ cup of the mixture onto the baking pan and pat down. 

Bake for 6 – 8 minutes, until lightly browned and firm.

Place on serving platter and top with 1 – 2 Tbsp. of tuna, shredded cabbage and avocado.