Crispy, cheesy, and utterly delicious! Try our Oven-Baked Cheesy Garlic Potato Balls for a flavorful treat that’s easy to make.
Indulge in the irresistible world of Oven-Baked Cheesy Garlic Potato Balls! These savory bites are a sensation for your taste buds, perfect for any occasion. From casual gatherings to cozy evenings, these crispy delights will be the star of your spread.
Here’s what you need:
4 large potatoes, boiled and mashed
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup breadcrumbs
2 eggs, beaten
Prepare with ease:
Mix mashed potatoes, cheese, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Shape the mixture into bite-sized balls.
Dip each ball in egg, then coat with breadcrumbs for a crispy exterior.
Chill the coated balls in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.
4. How to Prepare
Bake to perfection:
Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
Place the potato balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and crispy.
5. Preparation Time
In just under an hour, you can enjoy these mouthwatering potato balls – a speedy delight for your taste buds.
This recipe yields around 20 potato balls, ideal for sharing with 4-6 hungry friends or family members.
Q1: Can I use different cheeses? A1: Absolutely! Experiment with various cheeses to create your desired flavor profile.
Q2: Can I make these ahead? A2: Certainly! Prepare the mixture in advance, refrigerate, then shape and bake when ready.
Q3: Can I freeze the balls? A3: Yes, freeze the unbaked balls on a tray before transferring them to a freezer bag. Bake straight from the freezer when needed.
Q4: Can I reheat leftovers? A4: Of course! Reheat in the oven for that fresh-out-of-the-oven crispiness.
Q5: Can I use a slow cooker for this recipe? A5: While the oven brings out the best crispiness, you can adapt this recipe for a slow cooker by lightly greasing the cooker, placing the coated balls, and cooking on low for 2-3 hours.
Experience the joy of Oven-Baked Cheesy Garlic Potato Balls – a symphony of textures and flavors that’s sure to impress. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply treating yourself, these delectable bites will never disappoint. With the option to bake them in the oven or slow cooker, you have the flexibility to enjoy this recipe anytime, anywhere.