fat rascal cheesy potatoes

★★★★★ 2
By Diane Atherton
from PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

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! My photo's

★★★★★ 2
serves 4 to 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fat rascal cheesy potatoes

  • 2 lg
    baking potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 2 slice
    bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated (or cheese of choice)
  • 2 lg
    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

How To Make fat rascal cheesy potatoes

  • 1
    Peel and grate potatoes; rinse and drain. Blot potatoes with paper towels to remove as much moisture as possible; set aside.
  • 2
    Fry bacon crip; cool and crumble.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients together except for oil; mix well. Drain any liquids that may accumulate.
  • 4
    Heat 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.

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