Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Donna Barre-Brown


A family favorite

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2 cups cold mashed potatoes
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup real bacon bits (i make my own)
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

Place mashed potatoes in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Stir in the egg, cheese, onions and bacon bits. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in bread crumbs. Let stand for 15 minutes.
In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry potato balls, a few at a time, for 2-1/2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy