Fried mashed potato balls

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Jennifer Gardner

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@Cuisiner

This is a great way to use any leftover mashed potatoes. Serve with ranch dressing or sour cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    cold mashed potatoes
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green onion
  • 1/4 c
    crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 c
    dry bread crumbs
  • ·
    oil for frying

How to Make Fried mashed potato balls

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the mashed potatoes in a bowl; bring to room temp. for about 30 minutes.
    Stir in the egg, cheese, onion 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 1/2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Serve warm.

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About Fried mashed potato balls

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Other Appetizers
Other Tag: For Kids




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