Tater Cakes

Tater Cakes Recipe

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ginger nix


I'm a leftover queen! I hate to throw things away and be wasteful. This is a really quick and tasty way to use up those leftover mashed potatoes!


★★★★★ 2 votes

depends on how many I eat while cooking!
5 Min
5 Min


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  • 2 c
    leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    grated onion, optional
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil (or oil of your choice)
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Tater Cakes


  1. Mix potatoes, egg, onion, salt & pepper. Shape into patties and dredge in flour. Heat the oil in a skillet. When hot, brown patties on both sides.

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About Tater Cakes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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