Potato and Sage Fritters with Lemon Aioli

Potato and Sage Fritters with Lemon Aioli

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

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

3:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

15

servings

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.
Makes 15 servings (2 fritters and 2 teaspoons aioli each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.