Loaded Mashed Potato Balls
Cooking Time20 Minutes
1 bag Grown In Idaho Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, cooked and cooled
1 Egg, lightly beaten
¼ C Green Onions, chopped
¼ C Bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 C Panko Bread Crumbs
It’s easy to the get the ball rolling with Grown In Idaho Loaded Mashed Potato Balls, an easy and flavor-filled appetizer everyone will love.
Pour bag of potatoes into a microwave safe dish. Add ½ cup of water; cover. Cook on High for 4 minutes. Mash and stir potatoes and replace cover. Cook on High for 4 another minutes. Let stand for 1 minutes. Stir before serving. Since microwave ovens vary in power, adjust your cooking time as needed.
Place bag of frozen potatoes in a saucepan. Add ½ cup of water; cover. Cook on Medium heat for 9-11 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let stand 1 minute. Stir before serving.
Mix mashed potatoes, egg, green onion and bacon together in a large bowl.
Shape potato mixture into one inch balls.
Roll balls in panko and place onto a parchment lined cookie sheet for baking or directly into the air fryer basket for air frying.
Bake at 375 °F for 15-20 minutes or air fry at 375 °F for 10 minutes until cooked through and golden brown.