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Sweet Potato Fritters with Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce

Makes: 6 to 8 servings Yield: about 35 fritters
Prep 25 mins Cook 2 mins  per batch
Sweet Potato Fritters with Yogurt Chive Dipping Sauce
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 1/2 cups)
  • 1  egg
  • 1/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/3  cup  fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  •  Vegetable oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1  recipe  Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce
Directions

1. In a covered large saucepan cook sweet potatoes in enough boiling water to cover for 12 to 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain and cool slightly. In a food processor combine sweet potatoes, egg, brown sugar, and butter. Cover and process until smooth. In small bowl stir together flour, bread crumbs, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to sweet potato mixture. Cover and process just until combined.

2. In a deep-fat fryer or large heavy saucepan heat 1 inch oil to 350 degrees F. For each fritter, drop 1 tablespoon of batter into hot oil. Fry, a few at a time, about 2 minutes or until fritters are golden, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Serve warm with Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce.

Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce
Ingredients
  • 1 6  ounce carton  plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh chives
  • 1  clove  garlic, minced
  •  salt
  •  ground black pepper
  •  
Directions

1. In a small bowl combine yogurt, chives, and garlic. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (Sweet Potato Fritters with Yogurt Chive Dipping Sauce)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 53,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 8,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 7,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 1312,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • sodium (mg) 65,
  • Potassium (mg) 40,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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