Air Fryer Mashed Potato Balls

Air Fryer Mashed Potato Balls

Servings: Four portions
fifteen minutes for preparation15 minutes for cooking
300 kcal of calories
30 minutes in total


  1. 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  2. Half a cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  3. 1/4 cup of optionally crumbled bacon
  4. Two teaspoons of finely chopped green onions or fresh chives
  5. To taste, add salt and pepper.
  6. One beaten egg
  7. 1 cup breadcrumbs from Panko
  8. half a teaspoon of powdered garlic
  9. Half a teaspoon of powdered onion


  • Mashed potatoes, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, chives, onion and garlic powders, salt, and pepper should all be combined in a big bowl. Until all ingredients are well combined, thoroughly mix.
  • Shape the mixture into little balls that resemble golf balls. Refrigerate for ten to fifteen minutes to firm up the mixture if it’s too sticky.
  • Each ball should be dipped in beaten egg first, then panko. Breadcrumbs until they are covered uniformly.
  • To solidify the coating, place the coated balls on a plate and refrigerate for an additional ten minutes.
  • Set the air fryer’s temperature to 400°F. Make sure the potato balls do not touch when you place them in the air fryer basket. Apply a thin layer of cooking spray.
  • Cook for five minutes, then turn the balls over and continue cooking for five more minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown.
  • Quickly serve with your preferred dipping sauce.


  • To assist the balls maintain their shape, if your mashed potatoes are extremely mushy, mix in a small amount of flour.
  •  use a vegetarian equivalent for a vegetarian version.
    Mashed potato balls from the air fryer can be warmed for two to three minutes. Crisp them up one more.

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