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Garlic Chive Mashed Potato Puffins
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Garlic Chive Mashed Potato Puffins

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic-chive-mashed-potato-puffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 puffins
Calories 157kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 3 cups firm mashed potatoes cold
  • 1 5.4 oz garlic and herb soft cheese (i.e. Alouette or Boursin)
  • 1 ½ cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese divided
  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped chives divided
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 8 oz sour cream or creme fraiche

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, garlic & herb cheese, 1 cup shredded cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, 1 Tbsp chopped chives, garlic salt, and black pepper. Mix well breaking up the garlic & herb cheese to evenly distribute.
  • Brush the cups of a 12 cup standard muffin tin liberally with cooking spray or melted butter. Use a 4 oz ice cream scoop to divide the mixture between the cups,
  • Sprinkle the tops with the remaining shredded cheese.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 23-25 minutes or until set and the tops are golden.
  • Run a knife around the edges to loosen.
  • Serve with or without a dollop of sour cream and garnish with the remaining chopped chives.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 1mg