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Sweet-Potato Balls

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Sweet potato balls are made with mashed sweet potatoes and breadcrumbs. Filled with a single marshmallow in the center, the potato balls are seasoned to taste and fried to a lovely golden brown.
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Mashed sweet potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Marshmallows 4
  Bread crumbs/Cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Mix salt and pepper with sweet potatoes; roll into 8 balls.
Put 1 marshmallow into center of each ball; roll each ball in crumbs.
Combine egg and water; dip balls into this mixture.
Roll again in crumbs.
Fry in heated deep shortening about 4 minutes, until golden brown and crispy; drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 789 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.3%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 2.7 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1733.2 mg72.2%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33.4%

Sugars 55 g

Protein 17 g35%

Vitamin A 618.8% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 14.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet-Potato Balls Recipe