If you’re planning a fun little get-together for Memorial Day, you’ll be so happy you cooked up these delicious appetizers. Tasty cheesy potato balls are a fan favorite, who knew they were made with just 5 ingredients?
The classic deviled eggs are also a must for this extended weekend celebration. Check out these mouth-watering recipes that will complete your menu of Memorial Day specialties:
Cheesy Potato and Italian Sausage Balls
- 1 Package (24 oz.) of Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
- 2 cups of seasoned Panko, divided
- 5 ounces of sun-dried tomato pesto
- 1 pound of Italian sausage, cooked and cooled
- 8 ounces of Italian cheese blend
- In a mixing bowl, combine the potatoes, pesto, cheese, sausage, and Â½ cup of Panko crumbs. Mix together thoroughly.
- With wet hands, form the potato and cheese mixture into 1 Â½ inch balls. Spread the remaining breadcrumbs on a large plate. Roll each ball evenly in the breadcrumbs until balls are coated with Panko.
- Place the balls on a plate and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or until ready for next step.
- Preheat the over to 380 degrees. Place potato balls on a non-stick baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Enjoy these potato balls with marinara sauce.
Delightful Deviled Eggs
- 10 eggs
- 3 slices of bacon, cooked crispy and cut into bits
- Â¼ cup of mayonnaise
- 2 Â½ Tablespoons of light sour cream
- 2 Â½ Tablespoons of sweet relish
- 1 Tablespoon of mustard
- Â½ teaspoon of seasoning salt or paprika for garnish
- Place eggs in a pot, fill with cold water, and bring water to a boil.
- Remove the eggs from heat and cover for 12 minutes.
- Pour hot water out of the pot and cover the eggs in ice water until they are cool to touch.
- Peel and slice the eggs lengthwise. Gently pop out the yolks and put them in a bowl.
- Smash the yolks with a fork and mix in the rest of the ingredients.
- Spoon the egg yolk mixture into the egg halves and sprinkle with seasoned salt or paprika for garnish.
Both of these Memorial Day recipes are courtesy of Food.com.