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Quick french potato fricassee, using sweet potatoes

Sweet potato fricassee

Quick, easy and vegan, this sweet potato fricassee includes onions, garlic, herbs de provence, avocado oil, and optionally a tomato for a complete entree.
Course Entree
Cuisine French, Vegan
Keyword fricassee, sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 393kcal


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 white onion (use garlic instead or with it)
  • 4 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp herbs de provence (use thyme and oregano as substitute)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley to taste
  • 1 oz water if needed

Optional: adding tomate à la provençale

  • 1 tomato


  • Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them with equal thickness.
  • Peel and finely chop the onion, and parsley.
  • In a pan, heat the oil to medium then add the sweet potatoes. Fry for 5 minutes
  • Add the onion, herbs, salt and pepper, mix and fry for another 10 minutes. If the fricassee becomes too dry, add a small amount of water, mix and cover with lid.
  • Cut the tomato in two and cook it on each side for 2-3 minutes while the rest of the fricassee finishes cooking. 
  • Serve on plates, then sprinkle the fresh parsley at the end for decoration. 


Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 664mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 18955IU | Vitamin C: 15.6mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.7mg