Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Photo by Susan M.
Adapted from tasteofhome.com

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

6

Servings

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Adapted from tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • 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

  • 1/2

    cup dry bread crumbs

  • Oil for frying

Directions

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. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.

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