Sunday, April 6, 2008

Sweet Potato Balls

Source: Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant
Makes 2 dozen

1 pound sweet potatoes (about 3)
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 TB flour
1 TB parsley
1 TB milk
1 TB butter, melted
¾ tsp ginger
¼ tsp salt
4 oz. sharp cheddar, cubed
¼ cup oil
2 TB plus 1 cup bread crumbs

1. Peel, cube, & steam the sweet potatoes until soft; mash with a fork in large bowl. Stir in egg, onion, flour, parsley, milk, butter, ginger, salt & 2 TB bread crumbs (add more bread crumbs if necessary). Form 1-inch balls around cheese cubes & roll in bread crumbs.
2. Heat oil in large skillet & fry balls until browned on all sides.

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