• Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 3 minutes
  • Serves: 22

Fried Mashed Potato Balls

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 Ingredients List

  • 1 container (24 ounces) refrigerated mashed potatoes or 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1-2 teaspoons finely minced jalapeno (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon Season All
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 cups Panko crumbs (or bread crumbs)
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1½ teaspoons dry ranch dressing mix (from a 1-ounce package)


In a large bowl mix together (cold) mashed potatoes, cheese, green onions, bacon, jalapeno, Season All, and pepper.
Shape into about 22 balls that are approximately 1-inch across. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and water together.
Place panko crumbs inn a pie plate.
Pour 2 inches oil into a Dutch oven and heat to 375 degrees.
Dip potato balls in egg mixture then roll in Panko crumbs.
Fry 5 to 6 balls at a time, cooking until golden brown on all sides, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Drain on paper towels or a wire rack.
Mix together sour cream, milk, and ranch mix in a small bowl.
Serve fried potato balls warm.

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