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Loaded Mashed Potato Balls

with Grown In Idaho Roasted & Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cooking Time
20 Minutes

Serves 8

  • 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.

    Let cool.

  2. Mix mashed potatoes, egg, green onion and bacon together in a large bowl.

  3. Shape potato mixture into one inch balls.

  4. Roll balls in panko and place onto a parchment lined cookie sheet for baking or directly into the air fryer basket for air frying.

  5. Bake at 375 °F for 15-20 minutes or air fry at 375 °F for 10 minutes until cooked through and golden brown.