SAVOURY POTATO BALLS
1 kilo packet frozen mashed potato *
1 medium onion, blitzed
1 red chilli, finely diced
6 rashers short cut bacon, small diced
1 egg, beaten
4 tablespoons cornflour
1 packet tasty cheese cubes
oil for frying
microwave mashed potato according to directions. cool
lightly saute bacon, chilli and onion until onion is translucent. cool
stir bacon mix into the potato. stir in egg. stir in cornflour.
roll a heaped teaspoon of potato around one cube of cheese and roll
into a ball. roll in breadcrumbs. continue rolling balls.
refrigerate balls for about 1 1/2 hours to firm up.
heat enough oil in a deep pot or deep fryer to cover balls.
cook until golden brown, turning if needed.
serve hot on their own or with a dipping sauce.
*good with left over mash as well.