Fat Rascal Cheesy Potatoes

Diane Hopson Smith


A nice potato side dish that both kids and adults will enjoy.

We like these fat rascals with beef, chicken, fish or pork as a side dish.

If we have any left we zap in the microwave and serve with breakfast the next morning.

Hope you enjoy!

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★★★★★ 2 votes
4 to 6
5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


2 large
baking potatoes, peeled and grated
2 slice
bacon, fried and crumbled
2 Tbsp
sharp cheddar cheese, grated (or cheese of choice)
2 large
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
green onions, chopped, optional
kosher salt to taste
black pepper to taste
cooking oil, i used peanut oil


1Peel and grate potatoes; rinse and drain. Blot potatoes with paper towels to remove as much moisture as possible; set aside.
2Fry bacon crip; cool and crumble.
3In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients together except for oil; mix well. Drain any liquids that may accumulate.
4Heat about 1/2 inch vegetable oil in frying pan to about 350 degrees. Drop potatoes, about 1/4 cup per serving, in hot oil. Fry on each side 2 to 3 minutes per side or until a golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels. If necessary, keep warm in 170 degree oven until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids