St. Patty’s Nuggets

Sweet potato and pea fritters served with spicy sour cream dipping sauce.

Directions:   

  1. In a medium pot, cover the potatoes with water. Bring to a boil, and cook for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and return to pot. Over low heat, stir the potatoes until completely dry. Cool completely.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash the potatoes until smooth, add 1 egg, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, pepper and peas. Mix to combine and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Place the following in 3 medium bowls: flour combined with remaining ½ teaspoon salt, remaining eggs and bread crumbs.
  4. Portion the potato mixture into 1-inch balls. Bread them by coating them first in flour, then egg and finally bread crumbs. Fry in the oil for 3 minutes or until golden brown on all sides. Drain on a paper towel.
  5. For dipping sauce: In a blender, combine all sauce ingredients. Pulse until smooth. Serve alongside the nuggets.

Recipe Courtesy of ALDI Test Kitchen