Savory potato fritters recipe (1943)

Heinz savory potato fritters (1943)

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How to make vintage-style savory potato fritters

This retro recipe for savory potato fritters comes from Heinz, and during WWII, they said these made for an ideal meatless main dish for lunch or supper. Heinz aklso recommended that these be served with spicy apple butter — a product that’s hard to find nowadays, unfortunately.

Heinz savory potato fritters (1943)

Savory potato fritters

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 3 medium-sized raw potatoes
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons cream or evaporated milk
  • 1 well-beaten egg
  • 1/4 cup Heinz 57 Beefsteak Sauce


  1. Grate potatoes and onion.
  2. Add flour, salt, cream or evaporated milk, well-beaten egg and Heinz 57 Beefsteak Sauce.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls in heavy frying pan in hot fat one inch deep.
  5. Serve with spicy, old-fashioned Heinz Apple Butter.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 198Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 566mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 6g

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Heinz savory potato fritters recipe (1943)

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