Sweet Potato and Bacon Hush Puppies
Sweet Potato and Bacon Hush Puppies requires about 30 minutes from start to finish. This side dish has 91 calories, 1g of protein, and 5g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 3% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 24. Not If you have honey mustard, cream, cornmeal, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine.
Combine the sour cream, honey mustard and lemon juice in a bowl and mix until well blended.
For the hushpuppies: Fill a medium heavy-bottomed pot with enough oil to come 1/3 of the way up the sides.
In a large bowl, mix together the corn bread mix, cornmeal, onions, eggs, sweet potato puree and bacon until well combined. When the oil reaches 350 degrees F, carefully drop the batter by the heaping tablespoonful into the oil using 2 spoons or a small ice cream scoop. Fry in batches until golden brown and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.
Remove from the oil and drain on a tray lined with paper towels.
Serve immediately with creamy honey mustard dip on the side.
Recommended wine: Riesling, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
Southern works really well with Riesling, Sparkling Wine, and Zinfandel. In general, there are a few rules that will help you pair wine with southern food. Food-friendly riesling or sparkling white wine will work with many fried foods, while zinfandel is great with barbecued fare. You could try Steppe Cellars Dry Riesling. Reviewers quite like it with a 4 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 18 dollars per bottle.
Steppe Cellars Dry RieslingAromas of green apple, lime, pear and vanilla custard lead to a delicate mouthfeel with mineral notes, apple, lemon zest and crisp acidity.