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Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 10 balls


  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes cold
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg beaten with 1 tbsp water
  • Oil for frying


  • Mix your cold mashed potatoes with your garlic salt, pepper and one beaten egg
  • Roll into ping-pong sized balls
  • Place onto a cookie sheet and keep in the fridge until ready to fry
  • Heat your oil to 425 degrees
  • When ready to fry pull your mashed potatoes back out of the fridge and drop them one at a time into first the egg and water mixture and then into the breadcrumbs
  • Fry each one until golden brown, 3-4 minutes
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!