Fried Mashed Potato Balls

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Donna Barre-Brown

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@itsajoke

A family favorite

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Ingredients

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

How to Make Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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About Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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