Recipe courtesy of Mitch Pennell

Pretzel Mashed Potato Bites

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 32 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 17 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

Mustard Dipping Sauce:

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon brown mustard

1/2 teaspoon horseradish

Potato Bites:

Peanut oil, for frying

4 cups left-over mashed potatoes

1 large egg

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup crushed pretzels

Mustard Dipping Sauce:

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon brown mustard

1/2 teaspoon horseradish

Potato Bites:

Peanut oil, for frying

4 cups left-over mashed potatoes

1 large egg

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup crushed pretzels

Directions

  1. For the sauce: Place dipping sauce ingredients into a small bowl and mix well. Serve with pretzel mashed potato bites.
  2. For the potato bites: In a Dutch oven or deep fryer, pour the oil to a depth of 5 inches. Heat the oil over medium heat to 350 degrees F.
  3. Combine the potatoes with the egg. Mix in the flour and mustard. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon, form into balls, and roll in the crushed pretzels. Deep fry until the bites float to the top and are golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with the mustard dipping sauce.
  1. For the sauce: Place dipping sauce ingredients into a small bowl and mix well. Serve with pretzel mashed potato bites.
  2. For the potato bites: In a Dutch oven or deep fryer, pour the oil to a depth of 5 inches. Heat the oil over medium heat to 350 degrees F.
  3. Combine the potatoes with the egg. Mix in the flour and mustard. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon, form into balls, and roll in the crushed pretzels. Deep fry until the bites float to the top and are golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with the mustard dipping sauce.

Cook’s Note

These can also be breaded with crushed potato chips.

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