9Ingredients
270Calories
40Minutes

This appetizer will be the star of your dinner party. With bold and zesty spices such as ginger and cumin these tuna and sweet potato balls are sure to have your friends begging you for the recipe. The eggs and breadcrumbs act as a glue, holding together a family of delicious and healthy ingredients. Baked for about fifteen minutes and rolled in crushed corn flakes, tuna and sweet potato balls are easy to eat and go well with baby greens.

Ingredients

  • 400 grams sweet potatoes (mashed)
  • 400 grams tuna fillets
  • 2 pieces bread (crumbled)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 cup cornflakes cereal (slightly crushed)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix the mashed sweet potato with the tuna fillets, breadcrumbs, egg, cumin and ginger.
  3. Stir all of the ingredients together well.
  4. With floured hands, form the mixed ingredients into small balls.
  5. Place the balls on a greased baking sheet and put them in the oven for 15 minutes or until they are a nice golden brown.
  6. Serve with a fresh salad.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat5%DV3g
Protein55%DV28g
Carbs10%DV31g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3g5%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol100mg33%
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium840mg24%
Protein28g55%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate31g10%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Sarina A. 29 May 2015
These are really delicious! If you are looking for a light tasty meal, this is a great option. The sweet potatoes and tuna are actually really good together. The cornflakes help hold the ball together. This is a great recipe!