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Potato Cakes

Categories: Comfort Foods, Entertaining, Kid-friendly, Quick to fix, Snacks
Type: Main Dishes

Leftover mashed potatoes are perfect for making potato cakes.

Prep Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 25M

Serves: Serves 4


  • about 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 small onion, peeled and grated
  • handful of fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus more as needed
  • flour
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  1. Mix the mashed potatoes with the onion, chives, feta cheese, and egg. Season with plenty of salt and pepper.
  2. Heat about 1 tbsp olive oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Using floured hands, scoop up large balls of the mixture, roll, and flatten slightly. Carefully add to the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden, adding more oil to the pan as needed. Serve hot with a green salad.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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