Instead of a side of potatoes, try serving your family these tasty crispy-fried carrot fritters.
3/4 cup coarsely grated carrot
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Vegetable oil for frying
- In a bowl combine grated carrot, green onion, egg, bread crumbs and season with salt and pepper; mix well.
- In a large skillet heat 1-inch of oil until hot.
- In batches drop carrot mixture into hot oil by tablespoonful and fry for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until they are golden. Transfer fritters to paper towels to drain. Serve hot.
Makes about 10 fritters.