Potato Poofies

Potato Poofies

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"Bite-sized mashed potatoes with cheese and cilantro."


1 h servings 99 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 99 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry until cool enough to handle.
  2. Peel the potatoes, and mash until smooth while they are still hot. Add the butter, Cheddar cheese, garlic, and cilantro, mash until the ingredients are incorporated, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Form the mashed potatoes into 10 balls, and slightly flatten between the palms of your hands.
  3. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and grease with cooking spray. Cook the poofies 5 at a time until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining poofies. Poofies are best served warm.
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  1. 23 Ratings


Try adding more cheese and then rolling into balls and placing in the fridge for about 30 mins to cool and kind of solidify a bit. Then quickly dip in beaten egg white and then roll in seasoned ...

mmm these were good. I peeled the potatoes before boiling and didnt add cilantro, because im not a huge fan of it, but added chives instead. I used colby cheese and it was Delicious. I also m...

These were way easier than I thought they would be. I used 3 big potatoes and had more than 10 poofies. Loved the incorporation of the cilantro. Cooked them in a non stick skillet so I didn' t...

Tasty recipe (omitted cilantro and used some herbs I had on hand), but I had a lot of problems cooking these - I don't have cooking spray on hand so used a buttered pan, but when I went to turn ...

These were good and very easy to make. I will make them again.

The flavor f these was a little bland and they were a little dry...but dipped in ranch dressing they were great. All five of my boys ate these, including the pickiest eater this side of the mil...

This tasted great! They didn't hold together well (they survived the first flip, but not being taken out of the pan) but I cared more about the taste. I only had mozzarella and dill (and don't m...

My boyfriend and I thought they were very good. Used a little milk after mashing and skipped the butter. Made more than expected. Make sure to leave plenty of room in the non stick skillet for f...

Fun to make. I used scallions instead of cilantro because that's all I had. I added some garlic and herb seasoning. My boyfriend loved em. These are such a cute idea.