Potato Cakes

Potato Cakes Recipe

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Linda Gibson

By
@gemma919

Delicious way to use leftover mashed potatoes. My family goes for these in a big way . I have lightened the recipe at times by using bacon bits, egg beaters, 2% cheese and frying in a nonstick pan with a little light olive oil. Healthier and still good but of course we prefer the original way! lol

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

leftover mashed potaoes
3
slices bacon fried crisp
1
small onion finely diced
1/2 c
shredded cheese, optional
bacon grease
1
egg
1/2 c
flour

How to Make Potato Cakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Fry bacon. When nearly crisp add onion and saute along side bacon. Drain bacon slices on paper towel. Scoop onions out of skillet leaving bacon grease in skillet.
  • 2Place leftover mashed potatoes in a bowl then add egg,crumbled bacon,onions and mix together.
  • 3Add enough flour to make mixture stiff enough to hold patty shape.
  • 4Heat bacon grease in skillet and place patties or drop by 1/2 cup into skillet making sure to somewhat flatten potatoes if using 1/2 cup.
  • 5Fry until crisp then flip and fry on other side. Very good, very crispy, very easy.

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About Potato Cakes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #easy