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Cheesy Potato Cups

A delicious recipe to make some easy potato cups with cheese. It's flavorful and you can have it as your appetizer, side dish and even snack. With sausage and Ketchup is a hit for kids!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Traditional
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Camila Rojas

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 cups of fresh mashed potatoes cooled
  • ¾ cheddar cheese {shredded}
  • 1/3 cup of green onions {chopped really small}
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 eggs {separate egg whites and yolk}
  • salt and pepper to taste.

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400ºF {200ºC} and line muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a small pan, heat milk and butter until they are about to boil and add in the potatoes, cheese, onions, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Incorporate the yolks and mix well.
  4. In a stand mixer beat the egg whites until hard peaks are formed.
  5. Start mixing one big spoon at a time with soft movements until you get all the egg whites and potatoes mixed.
  6. Divide evenly the mixture for 12 cups and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until it rises and golden brown.
  7. Serve immediately as your side dish, or with salad. It also goes perfect with sausags and ketchup for kids!
  8. This recipe can take about an hour or so if you prepare the mashed potatoes same day. If you have it done then it might take no more than 35 minutes!
  9. Enjoy!