Parmesan and Garlic Potato Bites
Recipe Type: Side, Appetizer
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Serves: 30 bites
Crispy on the outside, these golden Parmesan and Garlic Potato Bites are a delicious update to traditional mashed potatoes.
  • 2 Cups Mashed Potatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons Shallots, minced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Egg slightly beaten
  • ⅓ Cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian Parsley, finely chopped
  • ¾ Cup Italian Style Breadcrumbs
  • Canola Oil for frying
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, shallots, garlic cloves, egg, and Italian parsley. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  2. Refrigerate the potato balls for 30 minutes.
  3. Next, roll the potato balls in the parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. Preheat a skillet with about 2 inches of oil on moderate heat.
  4. Fry potato balls on all sides, a few at a time, for 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Serve immediately.
30 Minutes of Refrigeration time needed, included in prep time.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at