These unique and terrific tasting fritterscan be served year-round because they use canned tomatoes.
Recipe: Amish Tomato Fritters
1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1 (28-ounce) can tomatoes, well-drained 1 tablespoon finely minced onion1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 large eggs Vegetable oil for frying
In large bowl combine flour, baking powder,sugar, salt and dried basil leaves; set aside.
Chop canned tomatoes into 1/2-inch pieces;drain any excess liquid.
Add the chopped tomatoes, onion, parsleyand Worcestershire sauce to flour mixture, but do not mix; setaside.
In small bowl beat eggs and then add tothe flour-tomato mixture. Blend lightly with fork.
Heat about 1/4-inch oil in a large skilletover medium-high heat. When hot, drop the fritter batter by tablespoonfuls,using the back of the spoon. to flatten the fritters slightly.Fry until golden brown on one side, then turn and fry other side.Transfer fritters onto a paper towel-lined plate. Keep fritterswarm until serving time.
Makes about 2 dozen fritters.
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