Saucy Mama Smokey Garlic Mustard Veggie Fritters

When I said that my kale and sweet potato fries recipes were my favorite entries in the Saucy Mama’s “Skinny Mama-Cooking with Mustard” contest, I think I lied… these are really good too!  We even warmed them up for lunch the next day.  What a power-packed, delicious way to enjoy beans and veggies!!  Move over Gardenburger!

Saucy Mama Smokey Garlic Mustard Veggie Fritters

  1. 1/3 cup onion, diced
  2. 1/2 cup bell pepper, diced
  3. 1 cup mushrooms, diced
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 cup sweet potato puree
  6. 3/4 cup pinto beans, mashed
  7. 2 egg whites
  8. 1/3 cup brown rice flour
  9. 2 tablespoons Saucy Mama Smokey Garlic Mustard
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  12. 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided, for frying

(To further cut calories, use non-stick cooking spray)

In a medium non-stick skillet, saute onion, bell pepper, mushrooms and garlic in 1 teaspoon olive oil, on medium-high heat until soft.  Set aside.  When veggie mixture cools, add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Heat remaining teaspoon oil in a non-stick skillet on medium-high heat.  Drop fritters by heaping tablespoon into hot pan.  Fry until golden brown, 2-4 mintues per side.  Add additional oil or non-stick cooking spray if needed.

Makes 20-22 fritters, serving size 3 fritters.

Recipe Note:  Almost any veggies can be subbed into this recipe, just use what you have… carrots, celery, jalapenos, corn, etc.  Just keep the rough measurements the same.

Calories (3 fritters) 175, Total fat 2.8g, Cholesterol 0g, Sodium 214mg, Total Carbohydrates 30g, Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 3.5g, Protein 8.1g, Vitamin A 68%, Vitamin C 21%, Calcium 6%, Iron 12%

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