- Free Gift
Fried patties, or fritters, are very popular in Mexico, but these are unusual in that they are not "fried" in oil. Serve with any spicy cooked tomato or tomatillo sauce.
- 1 potato, peeled and shredded
- 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
- 1/3 cup scallions, very finely sliced
- 1 small poblano chile, toasted, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 1/4-inch strips
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- Freshly ground black pepper
Press the potato, carrot, scallions and chile with paper towels to remove any excess moisture. Place the eggs in a bowl and beat lightly. Mix in the flour, salt, and pepper, then add the vegetables. Blend until well-mixed with quite a thick consistency.
Heat a non-stick pan to medium high heat and drop 1 heaping tablespoon of batter per pattie onto pan . Press down with the back of the spoon to make circles 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.
Serve either an appetizer with any tomato or tomatillo sauce, or on their own.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
35 calories; 1g total fat; 26mg cholesterol; 62mg sodium; 6g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 1g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
Don't Miss Out
Get an instant coupon for 10% off your next order*
plus the latest recipes, exclusive offers, and more straight to your inbox.
*Some restrictions apply.
Sorry, it appears that you already have subscribed to Cooking.com e-mails.
Click here to modify your email preferences.Close
Sign-up in progress...
Thanks for subscribing and please enjoy the coupons, recipes and special offers coming your way!Close
Your instant coupon code is:
Enter code during checkout to receive 10% off your purchase.* This code will also be emailed to you.Close and Continue
*Some restrictions apply. To see restrictions, click here .