German Potato Balls

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    • 6 medium potatoes, cut into 1" dice.
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 stick butter
    • 1 cup flour
    • 2 eggs
    • Fat for frying


    Step 1

    Put potatoes into pan with 6 - 8 cups water. Add 1 tsp salt. Bring to boil. Boil for until fork tender or mashable.

    Step 2

    Drain potato and cool for 10 minutes. Put potato into large bowl. Mash with potato masher or fork until lumps are out.

    Step 3

    In pot on stove on high heat, pour 1 cup water. Bring to boil add 1 stick butter. After butter is melted, add flour. Stir until mixture leaves sides of pan. Remove pan from heat.

    Step 4

    Mix in 1 egg until blended and then mix in another egg until blended. Add potatoes and mix until combined. Heat oil in deep-fat fryer to 375 degrees. Add 1 tablespoon potato mixture into oil. Do not add too many balls at one time. Cook until golden brown.

    Step 5

    Remove and drain. Salt to taste. Eat while hot.

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