Ah, the peace and quiet that comes with good ‘ole country livin’. The stars shine bright at night, your neighbors always greet you with a wave, and there’s nothing like that fresh, crisp morning air to get your day started right. To make it even better, some fluffy Country Tater Fritters are a must. They’re the perfect, savory partner to your favorite greasy sunrise protein and taste even better with a drizzle of sugary syrup or a dollop of applesauce. The simple pleasures of the slow-moving life just got even sweeter thanks to Country Tater Fritters.

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Ingredients

  • 3 large potatoes, peeled
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon onion, grated
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • vegetable oil, for frying

Directions

Step 1 –Finely grate the potatoes into a large bowl.

Step 2 –Drain any liquid remaining on the grated potatoes with a paper towel.

Step 3 –Add the eggs, onion, flour, salt, and baking powder to the grated potatoes and stir to combine.

Step 4 –In a frying pan, add the oil to the depth of 1/8 inch and heat over medium heat.

Step 5 –Drop the batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into the hot oil.

Step 6 –Flatten the batter into patties.

Step 7 –Fry the patties until golden brown, turning once.

Step 8 –Serve immediately.