Cheese and Potatoes Rissole

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 40 mins

Rissole (ris sow lay) In this recipe you boil potatoes, mash and chill then you add butter, egg yolks and Swiss cheese, mix and chill. After chilling shape into sausage rolls and coat in flour and dip in egg wash and then in soft bread crumbs; chill again and then deep fry until golden. These potatoes are crunchy crisp on the outside yet soft and tender on the inside. A sprinkling of parsley flakes creates an interesting eye appealing touch. It is preferred to use mealy potatoes such as Idaho, Maine and Long Island varieties.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pare the potatoes and cut into eights. Place in a saucepan and cover with water. Add 1 tablespoon salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes; press through a food mill or mash well. Place in a dry saucepan and add the butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and mixture is dry. Place in a bowl; refrigerate until cool. Beat in egg yolks, pepper and salt to taste. Add the cheese and stir until well mixed. Chill well.
  2. Shape with hands into 4-inch sausage shaped rolls; coat each roll well with flour. Beat the 2 eggs with 1/4 cup water until mixed. Dip potato rolls into eggs, then coat well with bread crumbs. Place on a cookie sheet and chill thoroughly. Fry in deep fat at 375°F degrees until brown; do not overcook. Drain on paper toweling, place on a platter. Garnish with chopped parsley.
  3. These may be kept warm in a 200 degree oven until served, if desired. This recipe may be prepared and refrigerated for 24 hours before frying. This amount makes about 8 servings.
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