makes two dozen
5 medium uncooked red potatoes -- peeled and shredded
5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
salt and pepper, to taste
1 dash ground nutmeg
oil, for frying
Rinse and thoroughly drain potatoes. In a bowl, combine the potatoes, bacon, onion, eggs, flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
In an electric skillet, heat 1/8 in. of oil to 375F. Drop batter by 2 heaping tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Flatten to form patties. Fry until golden brown; turn and cook the other side. Drain on paper towels.
bacon recipe courtesy of: CDKitchen.com