Savoury Sweet Potato Slice

This humble slice is so easy to make and packs in loads of flavour. Every single ingredient in this recipe only serves to nourish you.

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive and delicious, they have many health benefits. Packed with vitamins B6, C and D, thereby improving our immune system, maintaining skin’s youthful elasticity and helping build stronger bones. Thanks to their magnesium levels, sweet potatoes are great in aiding relaxation and reducing stress. They are also an amazing pre-biotic food that your good bacteria in the gut will love.

This recipe is dairy free and gluten free.


Savoury Sweet Potato Slice

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 large sweet potato skin on, grated (about 500g)
  • 2 zucchinis grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup fresh basil or flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • Seasoning to taste


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a medium sized spring form cake tin and set aside.
  • Grate the vegetables, mince the garlic and chop the fresh herbs into a large bowl.
  • Add all remaining ingredients into the same bowl and mix well. Season to taste.
  • Tip contents of the bowl into the cake tin and bake in the oven for approximately 1 hour or until the centre of the bake is firm to the touch.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before sliding out the slice onto a serving dish.
  • Top with freshly chopped herbs to serve.
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Course Appetizer, Baking - Savoury, Lunch, School Lunches, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword Almond meal, coconut cream, garlic, Sweet potato, zucchini
Allergy Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Vegetarian
Author: Sharon Selby



Recipe Notes

This recipe was created by my gorgeous and very talented friend Angie Cohen from Love Life & Gluten Free.

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About the Author: Sharon Selby

Sharon Selby’s popular blog ‘Deliciously Allergy Free’ proves that life after ‘dairy and gluten’ is not only possible, but is seriously easy and delicious. Specialising in allergy-friendly living, she runs classes and online courses teaching families how to cook nutritious, tasty meals while being on a restricted diet. Her passion came from being able to reverse her son’s multiple food allergies, intolerances and eczema by the time he was 18 months old. Sharon loves sharing that good health begins in the kitchen and with a nutritious diet families will thrive.

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