Mashed Potato Bacon Bombs
Imagine mashed potatoes covered with the everyone's favorite ingredient, bacon. This mashed potato bacon bombs recipe is sure to get a lot of people excited at the thought! When you look at the photo of this mashed potato bacon bombs recipe your mouth is sure to start watering.
Typically mashed potatoes are a recipe prepared by boiling potatoes and mashing them. A Frenchman named Antoine Parmentier is said to have held a contest about ways to make potato recipes. However, some people think that it was not the contest that gave way to mashed potatoes. Other sources say that it was the English who came up with the recipe for mashed potatoes and gravy, somewhere in the 1600s.
Mashed potato recipes are popular all over the world. They can be served with other dishes as a delicious side dish recipe. They can also be used as an ingredient for dishes like shepherd's and cottage pie, pierogi recipe, colcannon, dumpling recipes, potato croquettes, and gnocchi. How do you make the perfect mashed potatoes? It depends on the type of potatoes you use, along with the addition of milk, butter and salt. You will also need a good potato masher. You might even add some other herbs and spices for the perfect mashed potato recipe.
Other popular potato recipes include whole baked potatoes, boiled or steamed potato recipes, French fried potatoes or chips, cut into cubes and roasted potato recipes, scalloped potato recipes, diced potato recipes, or sliced and fried (home fries), grated into small thin strips and fried (hash browns), grated and formed into dumplings, Rösti recipes or potato pancakes recipes to name a few. Potatoes are the world's fourth largest food crop, followed by corn, wheat, and rice. It's no wonder that they are one of the worlds most popular food crops, there is just something we can't resist about potatoes, they are comfort food at its best. And potatoes can be cooked in a wide variety of recipes that we love. What is your favorite potato recipe?
The ingredients you will need for this mashed potato bacon bombs recipe include chilled mashed potatoes, bacon, egg, dry bread crumbs, cheddar cheese cut into one inch chunks, and salt and pepper. You will also need some skewers or toothpicks, some oil for frying and some sour cream, and toppings for dipping.
To start in a large bowl combine the mashed potatoes, egg, salt and pepper until they are well combined. Then grab a small scoop of the mashed potatoes and gently form it around one of the cheddar chunks. Then put the bread crumbs into a shallow bowl, and roll that the bomb evenly into the bread crumbs. Then fry them in the oil heated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, until they are a nice golden brown. When done frying let them drain on some paper towels. Serve the mashed potato bombs with some sour cream, and serve them warm. You can also take this potato bombs recipe up a notch and add some chopped Jalapeños, or green chile to the recipe. You could stuff some seasoned ground beef in, or some stuffed sausage. Just use your imagination, the possibilities are endless!
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