Potato Bites

Mashed potatoes become an elegant appetizer when coated with bread crumbs, baked and served with tasty chutney or salsa.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 45

1
package (20 oz) refrigerated mashed potatoes (about 2 cups)
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1/3
cup chopped red onion
1
teaspoon ground coriander
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
2
eggs
2
tablespoons milk
Cooking spray
Tomato chutney or Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil or cooking parchment paper; spray foil or paper with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix potatoes, peas, onion, coriander, cumin, salt and red pepper.
  • 2 Place bread crumbs in shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk with fork or wire whisk. Shape potato mixture by tablespoonfuls into about 1-inch balls. Roll balls in bread crumbs to coat, then dip into egg mixture and coat again with bread crumbs. Place on cookie sheet. Spray tops of balls with cooking spray.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown and hot. Serve warm with chutney.

Expert Tips

Use a small ice-cream scoop to quickly make potato balls that are all the same size.

For a festive way to serve these delicious appetizers, skewer each ball with a decorative fringed toothpick.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.