Thursday, November 10, 2011

Potato Puffs

Makes: 24 large or 72 small puffs
Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 1 hr 5 min

  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • large onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • egg yolks, beaten

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Place potatoes in a soup pot and add just enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil over high heat then reduce heat to medium and cook 12 to 15 minutes, or until fork-tender. Drain off water, mash the potatoes, and allow to cool.
  3. In a small saucepan, saute onion in olive oil over medium heat until tender. Add sauteed onion, the cracker crumbs, salt, and pepper to mashed potatoes; mash mixture.
  4. With your hands, roll mixture into balls and place potato balls on prepared baking sheet. Brush with egg yolk and bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden and crusty.

Source:  Mr. Food


April @ The 21st Century Housewife said...

Your potato puffs look and sound wonderful! I'd love it if you would share them at The Gallery of Favorites.

Gillette said...

What a great Potato Puff and so easy to prepare! When my bestfriend visits me I will ask her that we should try to cook this one, both of us loves cooking! Thanks for sharing this great recipe!!!

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