Okra and Sweet Potato Patties with Feta and Herbs

Try these Okra and Sweet Potato Patties with Feta & Herbs for a tasty and nutritious take on classic patties. Okra and sweet potatoes combine to create a wonderful texture, and feta and fresh herbs bring a blast of savory flavor. These plant-based patties make a satisfying snack or a light meal.


  • 2 cups fresh okra, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, grated
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Olive oil for frying


  1. Prepare the Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of finely chopped fresh okra, 1 grated medium sweet potato, 1 finely diced small red onion, 2 minced garlic cloves, 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese, 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley, and 1/4 cup of chopped fresh mint.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients: Add 1/2 cup of panko breadcrumbs, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg to the mixture and mix well.
  3. Combine and Mix: Stir in 1 beaten large egg until the mixture is well combined and holds together. Add more breadcrumbs if needed.
  4. Heat Oil: Heat about 1/4 inch of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Form and Fry Patties: Scoop about 1/4 cup of the mixture for each patty, flatten slightly, and fry in batches. Cook for about 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Drain and Serve: Drain the patties on paper towels and serve warm with a side of yogurt sauce or a fresh green salad.

These tasty and nutritious Okra and Sweet Potato Patties with Feta and Herbs are a great choice for any meal. They will quickly become a family favorite because they are flavorful and nutrient-rich. For a full and fulfilling supper, serve them with a crisp salad or a tart yogurt sauce.