Mini Loaded Mashed Potato Pancakes
Cooking Time35 Minutes
1 Bag Grown In Idaho Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, cooked and cooled
1 C Cheddar Cheese, shredded
½ C All Purpose Flour
6 Bacon Strips
1 Medium Onion, chopped
2 Cloves Garlic, chopped
2 Eggs, lightly beaten
2 T Basil, chopped
2 T Parsley, chopped
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Pepper
4 T Butter
Breakfast just got tastier with Grown In Idaho Mini Loaded Mashed Potato Pancakes, complete with shredded cheddar cheese, onion, basil and parsley, and crisped to perfection.
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 half 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.
Fry bacon until crisp. Remove and crumble into small bits. Set aside in a large bowl.
Pour off all but 2 tablespoons bacon grease and cook onion and garlic until soft. Add to bacon bits.
Add remaining ingredients, except butter, to the bowl and mix.
Clean pan, then melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat.
Scoop heaping tablespoons of the batter and fry in the pan until golden, about 3
minutes on each side.
Keep warm until ready to serve.