Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

Patricia Stagich

Ingredients

  •   Leftover Mac & Cheese
  • 2 Cups  Italian Seasoned Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  cayenne pepper
  • egg
  • 1/2 Cup  milk
  • 1 Cup  flour
  •   Oil for frying

Leftover Mac & Cheese?  Fry it up!

Directions

Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.  Using a cookie or ice cream scoop, scoop cold mac and cheese into balls.

Freeze for 1-2 hours, or until firm.

Mix bread crumbs with spices

Combine egg and milk.  Bread the Mac and Cheese Balls, coating with flour, into the egg and milk mixture, then coating well with the breadcrumbs.  Let sit about 15 minutes to defrost.

Fry in 350 degree oil until will browned, at least 3 minutes to make sure they are cooked through.  Serve with your favorite marinara sauce.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

402 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

20%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 78g 120%
  • Carbs 190g 63%
  • Saturated 9g 44%
  • Fiber 9g 34%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Monounsaturated 44g
  • Polyunsaturated 20g
  • Protein 35g 70%
  • Cholesterol 198mg 66%
  • Sodium 1,500mg 63%
  • Calcium 428mg 43%
  • Magnesium 53mg 13%
  • Potassium 450mg 13%
  • Iron 4mg 24%
  • Zinc 2mg 14%
  • Phosphorus 349mg 50%
  • Vitamin A 204µg 23%
  • Vitamin C 1mg 1%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 16%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 31%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 10%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 13%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 64µg 16%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 17%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 13mg 65%
  • Vitamin K 51µg 64%
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