Mini Loaded Mashed Potato Pancakes

with Grown In Idaho Roasted & Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cooking Time
35 Minutes

Servings
8

DESCRIPTION

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.

Ingredients
  • 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

Instructions

  1. MICROWAVE:
    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.

    STOVETOP:
    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.

  2. Fry bacon until crisp. Remove and crumble into small bits. Set aside in a large bowl.

  3. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons bacon grease and cook onion and garlic until soft. Add to bacon bits.

  4. Add remaining ingredients, except butter, to the bowl and mix.

  5. Clean pan, then melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat.

  6. Scoop heaping tablespoons of the batter and fry in the pan until golden, about 3
    minutes on each side.

  7. Keep warm until ready to serve.