LOADED BREAKFAST POTATO PANCAKE

10
Tee G

By
@barefootgal

Turn leftover mashed potatoes into a breakfast or brunch delight just by adding cheese, bacon, chives, a little butter and a fried egg. Different and delicious!

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter (divided)
  • 1/4 c
    leftover mashed potatoes (no instant)
  • 1 Tbsp
    shredded cheddar cheese (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1 tsp
    real bacon bits (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1 tsp
    chives (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1 large
    egg

How to Make LOADED BREAKFAST POTATO PANCAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Gather and prep ingredients.
  2. In small skillet (preferrably nonstick,) melt 1/2 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat.
  3. While butter is melting, mix together the mashed potatoes, cheese, bacon bits and chives; form into a tight patty.
  4. Fry in the melted butter, over medium heat, for approximately 2 minutes or until edges are well browned.
  5. Gently shake the skillet to loosen patty; use a spatula to flip patty; fry for approximately 2 minutes or until edges are well browned.
  6. Slide patty onto serving plate; set aside.
  7. Use a paper towel to wipe brown bits from skillet.
  8. Place skillet back on stove; add and melt remaining 1/2 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat.
  9. Crack egg into melted butter; fry over medium heat until white of egg is almost totally cooked (about 2 minutes;) use spatula to flip egg. Shut off heat. Allow egg to remain in skillet for about 1 minute for "over easy."
  10. Slide fried egg onto fried potato patty.
  11. Garnish with additional cheese, bacon bits and chives. Serve immediately.

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