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Feta cheese and fresh dill are a nice contrast to the sweet crunchiness of these bite-size potato pancakes from chef and restauranteur Michael Symon (who has a new spot opening in December at Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas called Mabel's BBQ!).
Want more party bite ideas? Get his recipe for Smoked Whitefish Pate here.
Grate sweet potatoes on the large holes of a grater onto a clean kitchen towel. Wring as much liquid out of the sweet potatoes as possible, discarding the liquid.
In a medium bowl, combine sweet potato, mint, dill, scallion, garlic, feta and lemon zest. Stir in egg and flour and mix to combine.
In a large shallow pan, add enough canola oil to reach a depth of 1/4 inch (oil should come halfway up the sides of the fritters) and place over medium-high heat.
Form fritters by hand or using a 1/4 cup measure. In batches, fry fritters until golden-brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towels to drain.
Serve fritters with a dollop of greek yogurt.