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79% would make again

Meat Stuffed Potato By Tasty Bien

by Brenda Blanco


for 8 servings

  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (110 g)
  • 1 cup fresh parsley (40 g), chopped
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (50 g), cubed
  • 3 cups mashed potato (750 g)
  • 2 cups flour (250 g)
  • 4 cups vegetable oil (960 mL)
  • fresh parsley, chopped, to serve
  • marinara sauce, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).
  2. In a bowl, mix the ground beef, egg, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  3. Take a piece of the meat mixture of about the size of a ping pong ball and slightly flatten it. Add a piece of mozzarella cheese in the center, and seal it with your hands.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Cover a meat ball with a layer of mashed potatoes, and mold it with your hands, continue molding it into a ball.
  6. Dip the meatball in a bowl of flour. Repeat with remaining meatballs.
  7. Heat the oil to 350ºF (180ºC). Fry the mashed potato-covered meatballs in batches until golden brown.
  8. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  9. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with marinara sauce.
  10. Enjoy!