Tomato Fritters


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and basil.
  2. Cut tomatoes in 1/2-inch pieces and drain. Add them, along with onion, parsley and Worcestershire sauce to flour mixture, but do not mix.
  3. In small bowl beat eggs and add to flour-tomato mixture. Blend lightly with fork.
  4. Heat 1/4 inch of oil in skillet over medium heat.
  5. Drop batter by tablespoon, patting down with back of spoon. Fry until golden brown on one side, then turn and fry other side.
  6. Keep fritters warm until serving time.

Yield: 26 fritters or 4 to 6 servings