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Sweet Potato Croquettes

Servings :
Preparation Time : Not long 
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Ingredients

Six large sweet potatoes
One tablespoon of margerine or butter as you prefer,
Two tablespoons of finely chopped parsley,
One teaspoon of salt,
One-half teaspoon of pepper.

Method

Wash and cook the potatoes until tender.

Drain, cool and peel. Mash fine and then place in a bowl and add the other ingredients.

Mould into croquettes (small rolls / sausage shape) and then dip in beaten egg and then in fine crumbs and fry golden brown in hot fat.

Serve with cheese sauce.

Hints

Sweet potatoes are the roots or tubes of a vine-like plant; it is a native of tropical climate, but it is grown in states as far north as New York. The delicious yams of the southern states and the West Indies are made into many attractive foods. The food value of the sweet potato is closely allied to that of the white potato, but it contains from 4 to 10 per cent. sugar, where the ordinary white potato has no sugar. And, then, too, this common vegetable will provide a variety of delectable dishes.

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