Friday, November 12, 2021

Easy Tater Tots

This is perfect as a side dish or anytime.

4 medium potatoes peeled and shredded
2 - 4 T. olive oil
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
1 clove fresh garlic crushed and chopped
1/8 c. flour (adjust amount needed)
1 - 2 eggs adjust amount needed
Pinch red pepper flakes

Line a large plate with a few layers of paper towel.

Peel, rinse, potatoes.

Peel, rinse, crush and chop garlic.

Crack egg into a seperate bowl, beat slightly with fork, set aside.

Using a grater, grate potatoes into a mixing bowl.

Put potatoes on the paper towel lined plate. 

Using the paper towels, bundle the potatoes. 

Squeeze out excess water from potatoes.

Pour potatoes back into the mixing bowl. 

Add egg, flour, salt, pepper, garlic to potatoes and mix well.

With clean hands form potatoes into tater tots.

Heat saute pan over medium high heat. Lower heat to medium and add oil.

Fry potatoes on one side for 3 - 4 minutes until brown on 1 side. 

Flip potatoes over and flip on other side for 3 - 5 min. more or until done. 

Serve along with your favorite dipping sauce.

Serves 4 - 6.

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