Idaho Potato Pillows

Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

This is not my recipe, I simply found it on the internet. It's so good and so different, I just wanted to share it. It's somewhat new to me, I've only made these twice, but I loved them!!


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

4
idaho russet potatoes
2
teaspoons salt
2
eggs
1-1/4 c
flour (plus extra for dusting)
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 tsp
white pepper
frying oil, 1 inch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil potatoes with the salt, in the peel, until thoroughly cooked. Peel when still warm. Grate through a fine grater. Place in a large bowl.
2
Make a hole (or well) in the center and drop in the eggs. With your fingers, work eggs into potatoes, only slightly.
3
Drizzle with the butter. Sprinkle with all of the flour and pepper. Now quickly work into a medium soft dough. Do not overwork.
4
Divide dough into 4 parts. Generously dust counter with flour and with a rolling pin, roll dough out to a 1/8" thickness. With a dough cutter or pairing knife, cut into 3" triangles.
5
Heat frying oil to 350°. Place triangles into oil and constantly spoon hot oil over them. Brown and turn to brown other side. (Note: If pillows do not puff fully, the oil is either too hot or not hot enough.) Place in one layer only onto a paper towel lined plate and sprinkle with extra salt. Serve at once with the following sauces: pineapple chutney sauce, guacamole, or tomato and cilantro salsa.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian