Fried Stuffed Mashed Potato Bites

Recipe by Dana at ThisSillyGirlsKitchen.com

YIELD 7 servings
TIME 9 minutes

This is probably the easiest recipe you’ll come across. Crunchy on the outside and flavor-licious on the inside! Use leftovers or any Idaho Spuds flavors to make these snacks uniquely yours.

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Prep Time3 minsCook Time6 minsTotal Time9 mins
  
cup of 3.74 oz Idaho Spuds or 1/3 cup of Value size Idaho Spuds
1 cup water
2 slices of bacon, crumbled (or ¼ Cup bacon bits)
¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 scallion, sliced, green part only
½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
2 tbsp butter, unsalted
Serve with sour cream (optional)
1

Place Idaho spuds and water into a microwave safe bowl, and mix to combine. Microwave for 2 minutes, carefully take out (it will be very hot!) and set aside.

2

Mix in the bacon, scallions and cheese. Take about ¼ of a cup of mixture and roll it into balls. Flatten out slightly into patties and press into the breadcrumbs, set aside.

3

In a pan on the stove, melt the butter over medium heat. Add in the potato bites and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

4

Serve and enjoy!

 

Ingredients

  cup of 3.74 oz Idaho Spuds or 1/3 cup of Value size Idaho Spuds
 1 cup water
 2 slices of bacon, crumbled (or ¼ Cup bacon bits)
 ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
 1 scallion, sliced, green part only
 ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
 2 tbsp butter, unsalted
 Serve with sour cream (optional)

Directions

1

Place Idaho spuds and water into a microwave safe bowl, and mix to combine. Microwave for 2 minutes, carefully take out (it will be very hot!) and set aside.

2

Mix in the bacon, scallions and cheese. Take about ¼ of a cup of mixture and roll it into balls. Flatten out slightly into patties and press into the breadcrumbs, set aside.

3

In a pan on the stove, melt the butter over medium heat. Add in the potato bites and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

4

Serve and enjoy!

Fried Stuffed Mashed Potato Bites