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Mozzarella Stuffed Potato Fritters

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Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Fried

Dish

Appetizer

Prep Time

30 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins

Serving

Serves 4

Description

Mashed potato fritters stuffed with stretchy mozzarella pearls over a classic marinara sauce topped with prosciutto slices garnished with fresh basil.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 g) Mashed Potato (cooked)
  • ½ cup (225 g) Mozzarella Pearls
  • 1 cup (236 ml) Marinara Sauce
  • 3 each (135 ml) Eggs
  • 1 cup (120 g) AP Flour
  • 2 cups (238 g) Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup (59 g) Prosciutto (sliced)
  • ¼ cup (20 g) Basil
  • 3 cups (709 ml) Vegetable oil

Preparation

  1. Gather all ingredients and equipment.
  2. In a bowl, place mashed potatoes, scoop out about 2 ounces of mashed potatoes and form into a small golf ball sized shape, push finger halfway through and place 1-2 mozzarella pearls in the middle of the ball and cover up hole. Repeat these steps until you finish mashed potatoes. This recipe shall yield 8 mozzarella filled mashed potato balls.
  3. In a pot, on high heat, add oil and heat up to 350°F (176°C).
  4. Do standard breading procedure. Place flour in a bowl, whisked eggs in a bowl, AP flour in a bowl in that order. Take mashed potato ball, coat evenly in flour, shake off excess, then dip in egg mixture, shake off excess, then into breadcrumbs until coated evenly. Set aside. Repeat for other mashed potato balls. Carefully place mashed potato ball in hot oil and deep fry until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Place on baking sheet or plate with a paper towel on the bottom to soak up excess oil.
  5. To assemble, lay marinara sauce on plate, place fritter on top of sauce, lay prosciutto slices on top and garnish with basil leaves.

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

670

Fat

19g

Sodium

1110mg

Cholesterol

185g

Vitamin C

2.15mg

Carbohydrates

94g

Fiber

1g

Protein

31g

Potassium

678mg

Sugar

4g

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