Potato and Sage Fritters with Lemon Aioli

Light potato fritters with a lemony sauce- serve for a party appetizer.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Fritters

1/4
cup warm water
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
package regular active dry yeast
1
lb Betty Crocker™ fresh russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
2
eggs
1/2
cup olive oil
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage leaves
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Vegetable oil for frying

Lemon Aioli

2/3
cup mayonnaise
2
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 In small bowl, mix warm water, 2 tablespoons flour and the yeast. Stir; let stand in warm place about 30 minutes or until small bubbles form.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix aioli ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 3 In 3-quart saucepan, cover potatoes with water; lightly salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook potatoes about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain; mash potatoes with fork. Cool about 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat eggs and olive oil with whisk; stir in salt, pepper, lemon peel and sage. Set aside.
  • 5 In large bowl, mix mashed potatoes with yeast mixture and 2 cups flour. Stir in egg mixture until well blended. Cover with towel and set in warm place about 1 1/2 hours or until potato mixture is double in size.
  • 6 In deep fryer or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil (2 to 3 inches) to 350°F. Drop potato mixture by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Fry 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; serve warm with aioli.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.