Turkey, Cheddar and Apple Mashed Potato Puffs

These tasty morsels are full of flavor – they are a hit at every party!


  • 1 1/2 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup shredded aged cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup diced Kentucky Legend Quarter Sliced Turkey
  • 1 red apple, diced
  • 1/3 cup finely diced roasted red pepper
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 2 mini-muffin tins. Place potatoes in saucepan; pour in enough cold water to cover. Season the water generously with salt; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain well.
  2. Return potatoes to saucepan. Add sour cream and butter; mash until smooth. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
  3. Stir in 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, egg yolks, turkey, apple, red pepper, Parmesan cheese and chives.
  4. Spoon 1 tbsp of mixture into each muffin cup. Sprinkle with remaining Cheddar cheese. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, puffed and set. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Using small knife, gently release potato puffs from pan. Serve
  • Substitute milk or Greek yogurt for light sour cream if desired.
  • Alternatively, use 2 1/2 cups leftover mashed potatoes; stir in Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

(Per 2 puffs)
Calories 70
Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
prep time
20 MIN
total time
1 HR 0 MIN