potato & bacon croquettes


Yields 5 Serving(s)
Simply Potatoes® Deluxe Mashed Potatoes #15770 3 lb(s).
Papetti's® Easy Eggs® Liquid Whole Eggs #91200 2 cup(s)
French onion chip dip 20 oz.
bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 1 lb(s).
Cheddar cheese, shredded 2 lb(s).
flour 2 cup(s)
panko bread crumbs 2 cup(s)
Croquette Balls
quick tips
  • Serve with queso cheese, sour cream and chive, or honey mustard sauce for dipping
  • Serve as a side dish with steak, pork or chicken
  • Daypart suggestion: Appetizer, or lunch through late night


  • 1.In large mixing bowl, mix mashed potatoes with French onion chip dip, bacon and 2 lbs. of cheddar cheese.
  • 2.Roll mixture into 3 oz. balls.
  • 3.Prepare for 3-step breading: place flour in 1 bowl, eggs in second bowl and bread crumbs in third bowl.
  • 4.Dredge potato balls in flour, turning to coat all sides. Dip in egg wash. Finally, dredge potato balls in bread crumbs, coating all sides evenly.
  • 5.Refrigerate breaded potato balls for 2-3 hours.
  • 6.Fry potato balls in 350º F deep fryer for 3-7 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (g)
  • Servings Per Container 838
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 2250 Calories from Fat 1360
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 151g 232%
    • Saturated Fat 78g 390%
    • Trans Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 685mg 228%
  • Sodium 5120mg 213%
  • Total Carbohydrate 109g 36%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 108g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 160% Iron 40%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4