Cheese Stuffed Potato Balls

Crispy Stuffed Potato Balls Recipe with bacon, spinach and lots of cheese.

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Prep Time: 30 mins

COOK TIME: 10 mins


– 5 medium size Idaho® potatoes or use about 3 cups of leftover Mashed Potatoes – 4 bacon slices baked in the oven 10 min – 2 cups oil for frying I like to use avocado or grapeseed oil – 4 oz. mild or sharp cheddar cheese cut into equal cubes – 1/4 cup organic baby spinach finely chopped – 2 eggs – 1 cup Panko bread crumbs – 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste – 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste – 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Using a mixing bowl combine, 3 cups of cooked grated potatoes, bacon pieces, chopped spinach, eggs, black pepper, salt and garlic powder.

Step 1

Using a small ice cream scoop, place 1 scoop of mashed potato mixture into your hand, place 1 cheese cube on top and then place another scoop of potato mixture on top.

Step 2

Form a ball and dip it into a Panko bread crumbs.

Step 3

Deep fry in a small sauce pan filled with 2 cups of oil of your choice, I used Grape Seed Oil.  Cook over medium/high heat until golden color. Remove to a paper towel. Serve warm. Enjoy!

Step 4


Bread bun