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Savory Sweet Potato Fritters with Avocado and Fried Egg!

A delicious savory breakfast! Paleo and Whole3o too.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, fried egg, Paleo, sweet potato fritter, whole30
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 2 serviugs
Author Linda Spiker


  • 1 medium size sweet potato, peeled and grated
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chives, chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 ripe avocado, mashed
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • a few cherry tomatoes if desired


  1. Place a paper towel in a colander and set aside

  2. Peel and grate potato using a food processor or box grater, sprinkle potatoes with sea salt, toss and place in paper towel lined colander

  3. whisk 1 egg, pinch of sea salt, a few turns of freshly ground pepper and 1 tablespoon chives together

  4. use a fork to mash avocado in a small bowl

  5. slice tomatoes if using

  6. use paper towel to squeeze out any extra moisture from potatoes

  7. Place in a bowl and stir in egg mixture

  8. Heat a medium sized pan on med/high heat for two minutes, add olive oil, covering entire bottom of pan

  9. Drop potatoes by 2 large spoonfuls into pan, using the back of the spoon to spread fritters into a 4-5" circles (will make two fritters)

  10. Turn down heat if needed and cook first side for 2-3 minutes or until golden and crispy, carefully flip and cook second side. When second side is done, place fritters on plates

  11. Add more oil to pan if needed and carefully crack two eggs into pan (use heart shaped mold if desired)

  12. While eggs cook, spread avocado mash onto fritters, leaving edges exposed

  13. When eggs are cooked to your liking (I recommend cooked whites, runny yolks) remove with spatula and place on fritters

  14. Season with more salt and pepper if desired, garnish with chives and tomatoes, serve