Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Parmesan Potato Balls

I have a hard time coming up with new and interesting side dishes. I have a rotation of things that we like and often fall back on one of those. So when this recipe popped up on Brooke's blog for Parmesan Potato Balls I was intrigued. To me these taste a lot like a potato kinish. Give them a try- they are quite tasty!

I did half the recipe and it was more then enough for the two of us.


3 cups prepared mashed potatoes
2 ounces cream cheese, softened (omitted)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 1/2 teaspoons onion soup mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 dash pepper
1 egg, beaten
1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs


In a large mixing bowl, mix the cream cheese into the potatoes until smooth. Stir in Parmesan cheese, soup mix, salt, hot pepper sauce and pepper. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls. Place the egg and breadcrumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip potato balls in egg, then roll in crumbs. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 for 15-18 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.


  1. What a great idea to use leftover mashed potatoes!

  2. Glad you liked these! I like a unique side dish every now and then.