Fried Potato Patties

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


I seem to always have some leftover mashed potatoes and never quite know what to do with them. This is a nice recipe to make patties that go well with eggs in the morning.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    leftover garlic mashed potatoes
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 large
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 large
    egg, slightly beaten (for coating)
  • 1 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil

How to Make Fried Potato Patties


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients; shape into 6 patties.
  2. Dip patties into egg, and lightly coat with breadcrumbs.
  3. Pour oil into a large, heavy skillet. Fry patties in hot oil over medium heat until lightly browned, turning once.
  4. Drain on paper towels.
  5. NOTE:
    You can substitute 2 cups cooked, mashed potatoes plus 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for the garlic mashed potatoes.

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About Fried Potato Patties

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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