Tasty Tots

WINNER: Popular Choice Award

By Jeanne S., Lauren M., Jeanne G. and Rodney P. from Bellingham Public Schools, Bellingham, MA.


A healthy kid friendly alternative to traditional 'fried' tater tots. This item scored highest in all of our samplings. Best of all no one guessed the binder was 'chic peas'

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 6

From Fat23.05%
From Saturated Fat3.77%
From Sugar0%


Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
Yams, raw1.5 lb12 lb
garbanzo beans, canned, undraines3/4 cup1 #10 can
Oil, vegetable2 tbs1 cup
Salt1/2 tsp1 tbs
Pepper, white1/4 tsp2 tsp
Onion Powder1/2 tsp4 tsp
Cinnamon, ground1/2 tsp4 tsp

  1. Steam or boil yams until barely tender, approximately 15 minutes, let cool. Peel. Shred yams using course blade (1/4" to 11/32").

  2. Puree Garbanzo Beans, including liquid until smooth

  3. Combine shredded yams and pureed garbarbanzo bean with remaining ingredients.

  4. Spray Sheet pans with Pan Spray

  5. Using #40 scoop, scoop 1 inch apart on prepared sheet pans.

  6. Bake at 400° for approximately 10-12 minutes, until starting to brown.