Sweet and Savory Mardi Gras Ricotta Fritters

Sweet and Savory Mardi Gras Ricotta Fritters

prep time

minutes
cook time

minute
servings
6-8

Ingredients




























Cooking Instructions

For fritters:


1

In large bowl, stir together all ingredients for base. Divide mixture evenly between two medium bowls. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, orange zest and cinnamon to one bowl. Stir until combined. In other bowl, stir in parmesan, sausage, shrimp, red pepper flakes, corn meal, paprika and black pepper.


2

Pour oil into large Dutch oven to depth of 3 inches and heat to 350°F. Working in batches, fry sweet fritters first. Scoop tablespoonful-amount from dough and drop into oil; fry 3-5 minutes or until deeply golden and cooked through, turning when necessary. Transfer to paper–towel-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.


3

Repeat frying process with savory fritters. Transfer to paper–towel-lined baking sheet, sprinkling with parmesan.


For tomato sauce:


1

Warm olive oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic. Cook several minutes, until fragrant. Add remaining ingredients. Purée in blender or with immersion blender. Serve as dipping sauce for savory fritters.


Ingredients




























Cooking Instructions

For fritters:


1

In large bowl, stir together all ingredients for base. Divide mixture evenly between two medium bowls. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, orange zest and cinnamon to one bowl. Stir until combined. In other bowl, stir in parmesan, sausage, shrimp, red pepper flakes, corn meal, paprika and black pepper.


2

Pour oil into large Dutch oven to depth of 3 inches and heat to 350°F. Working in batches, fry sweet fritters first. Scoop tablespoonful-amount from dough and drop into oil; fry 3-5 minutes or until deeply golden and cooked through, turning when necessary. Transfer to paper–towel-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.


3

Repeat frying process with savory fritters. Transfer to paper–towel-lined baking sheet, sprinkling with parmesan.


For tomato sauce:


1

Warm olive oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic. Cook several minutes, until fragrant. Add remaining ingredients. Purée in blender or with immersion blender. Serve as dipping sauce for savory fritters.


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