Gehaktballen met zoete aardappelpuree

Meatballs with sweet potato puree

A classic with a modern twist. These delicious meatballs are accompanied with sweet potato puree. Just a bit different than normal!

What do you need?

For two persons:


  • 200 g lean minced beef
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp garlic pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 40 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp ketjap
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 150 ml stock

Sweet mashed potatoes:

  • 250 g sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 2 tsp garlic pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, mix the minced meat with the chopped onion, the egg, the herbs, the breadcrumbs, the mustard, the soy sauce and salt and pepper.
  2. Knead the mixture into meatballs with wet hands and let the balls rest for half an hour in the refrigerator.
  3. In the meantime, peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into pieces. Place them in a pan of water with some salt and cook them for about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the meatballs from the refrigerator after 30 minutes.
  5. Melt the butter in a deep pan, place the meatballs in it and fry until golden brown on all sides.
  6. Add the stock and fry the meatballs for about 40 minutes with the lid on the pan.
  7. Drain the cooked sweet potatoes and mash them with a pestle. Mix the milk, mustard and garlic pepper into the puree and season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional values

Calories (kcal) 506.5
Fat 24g
Carbohydrates 41.8g
Protein 28.3g

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