INGREDIENTS

Servings
  •   Potato Tots
  • 13 oz. IQF shredded potatoes
  • 3 oz. RITZ Crackers, finely crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. potato starch
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 oz. potato starch, divided
  • 1-1/2 oz. whole wheat flour, divided
  • 3-1/2 oz. water
  • 2-1/2 oz. fine bread crumbs
  • 2-1/2 oz. RITZ Crackers, finely crushed
  •   Frittata
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 oz. sliced red onions
  • 1/2 oz. diced red peppers
  • 1/2 oz. diced yellow peppers
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 6 oz. whole eggs, beaten OR liquid pasteurized eggs
  • 2 oz. grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 5 fried Potato Tots (2.5 oz.)
  • 2 broken RITZ Crackers

DIRECTIONS

    Potato Tots:
  1. Combine  first 7 ingredients in large bowl. Form mixture into 2 logs, each 1-1/8th inches in diameter. Wrap each in plastic wrap. Freeze at least 1 hour.
  2. Combine  1/2 oz. potato starch and 1/2 oz. flour in bowl. Mix water with remaining starch and flour in separate large bowl until blended to form a batter. Combine bread crumbs and cracker crumbs in third bowl.
  3. Cut  frozen potato logs into 1-inch pieces. Coat in starch mixture, dip in batter, then coat in crumb mixture. Place on sheet pan. Fry in 350°F deep fryer 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown. Drain and set aside until ready to use.
  4. Frittata:
  5. Heat  6-inch cast iron skillet on medium heat 5 min. Add oil, onions and peppers. Saute 2 min. or until onions are golden. Add garlic and cook 15 seconds. Add eggs, cheese, parsley, pepper and salt. Stir until eggs are very softly scrambled. Smooth top with spatula. Arrange 5 fried Potato Tots and broken RITZ on top.
  6. Bake  in 500°F standard oven 3 to 5 min. or until puffy and center is set.
  7. Recipe makes 25 tots. Battered tots can be frozen. Deep fry when ready to use.

NUTRITION FACTS

Nutritional facts are based on a single serving
Calories 1060
Total fat 69g
Saturated fat 22g
Trans fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 690mg
Sodium 2090mg
Carbohydrate 70g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 7g
Protein 42g
Vitamin A 50%DV
Vitamin C 35%DV
Calcium 45%DV
Iron 35%DV
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