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Curry-Kissed Tater Tots #BakingBloggers


This month, Sue of Palatable Pastime told the Baking Bloggers that for October we were baking with potatoes.  "Let's whip up some potatoes in a recipe and slide them into an oven. Potatoes (of all types) can be incorporated into a baked dish or baked first and finished later. Just at some point potatoes are in the oven." I am grateful to have some new recipes to try. This is what the #BakingBloggers are sharing...

I never really considered making tater tots before a few years ago. But, inspired by a few friends, I created Hand-formed Parmesan Tater Tots; and my recipe ended up being a community pick on Food52. So, tots have been a staple on our breakfast table whenever I have leftover potatoes. I don't typically roast potatoes for the sole purpose of making tots, but when I have a spud - or three -  in my fridge, I'll make them. This morning I had three roasted potatoes and one roasted sweet potato, so I put them together and added a kiss of curry. These were a hit!

Ingredients
  • 3 roasted potatoes, cooled
  • 1 roasted sweet potatoes, cooled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • freshly ground sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • canola oil

Procedure

Shred the potatoes on the large holes of a box grater. You can peel them first; I didn't. Place the other ingredients into the bowl with the grated potatoes and use a fork to fully combine everything.

Line a baking dish parchment and lightly grease it with canola oil. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

Using about a teaspoon of the potato mixture, form it into a cylinder about 1 inch long. Place on baking sheet and repeat until all the tots are made.

Bake about 35-40 minutes, turning once about 20 minutes into the cooking time.

Serve hot with ketchup. Here's a recipe for homemade ketchup, if you're feeling ambitious.

Comments

  1. Well, of course you make homemade tater tots. I have never thought to use my leftover potatoes this way. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. Love the idea of using left over potatoes to make tatertots! These look and sound super delicious!

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