Sweet Potato and Bacon Hushpuppies

A great appetizer to serve on Super Bowl Sunday or any other get together. The salty bacon with the sweet potato is a nice contrast in flavors

Sweet Potato and Bacon Hushpuppies

8 Servings - Serving Size: 3 Hushpuppies

Sweet Potato and Bacon Hushpuppies

A great appetizer to serve on Super Bowl Sunday or any other get together. The salty bacon with the sweet potato is a nice contrast in flavors.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (8.5 ounce) corn bread and muffin mix
  • 1/4 cup corn meal
  • 1/4 cup onions chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato puree
  • 1/4 cup bacon cooked, crumbled
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying

Directions:

  1. Heat oil to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the corn bread mix, cornmeal, onions, eggs, sweet potato puree and bacon until well combined.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. When the oil reaches 350 degrees F, drop batter by the heaping tablespoonful into the oil.
  5. Fry in batches until golden brown and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/01/18/sweet-potato-and-bacon-hushpuppies/

Recipe adapted from Sandra Lee, 2011

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