Potatoes are a staple in our home and always looking for new and good recipes. Hope you enjoy these as much as we did.
Mashed Potato Balls ( from
2 Cups mashed potatoes (let them come to room temp)
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese ( I used mexican four cheese)
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1/2 cup real bacon bits ( did not use)
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
Oil for frying
In a medium bowl add mashed potatoes, stir in egg, cheese, onions and bacon. Shape into 1 inch balls, roll in bread crumbs. Let stand for 15 min. In the meantime heat a med. skillet over med. high with 1 inch of oil. When hot, fry potato balls, a few at a time for 2-3 min-till golden brown.
Remove with slotted spoon and let them drain on a paper towel.
Buffalo Potatoes from Taste of Home.com
4 Large Idaho Russet Potatoes, peeled and cut in wedges. I leave the skin on.
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup dry parmesan cheese
1 cup instant flaked mashed potatoes
2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
1 pinch cayenne pepper
pan spray coating
salt to taste
1. Blanch potato wedges in salted water. Drain. While hot, toss with half the oil.
2. In bowl mix cheese, flaked potatoes, Old Bay seasoning and pepper. Toss with warm potatoes to coat well.
3. Spread potatoes on pan sprayed with coating.
4. Bake at 450 18 to 20 minutes, or until cooked through.
5. Seson with salt.
I baked them at 400 for 30 min.