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BackstoryHave you ever wondered what to do with leftover mashed potatoes? Here is your answer.
- 4 cups lightly fluffed mashed potatoes
- 2 egg yolks, beaten lightly
- 2 to 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 2 egg whites, beaten until soft peaks form
- 1/2 cup crushed almonds
- Fat or Vegetable oil fro deep frying
- Make mashed potatoes the way you always make it. Beat in the egg yolks. Chill until potatoes can be handled easily, then form into 2 inch croquettes, roll each in flour. Dip in the egg white, then the crushed almonds. Fry in deep vegetable oil preheated to 375ºF until golden on all sides. Makes 8 croquettes.