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  • Servings: 24 pcs.
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Serve with Tabbouleh or with Spanakopita with avgolemono saltsa (egg Lemon Sauce)

11/01/2007 - I just found out that these are called Polpetes or Patatokeftedes. Had no idea, always just called them Potato Patties


  • 3 1/2 cups Riced potatoes
  • 6 oz Feta Cheese; Crumbled
  • 4 Scallions; finely Chopped (White and light green parts)
  • 4 1/2 tsp Fresh Dill; Chopped
  • 4 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Extra large Egg; Slightly Beaten
  • Flour for Dredging
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 TB Olive Oil


  • Place mashed potatoes in a large bowl, add crumbled feta, scallions, dill, lemon, and egg; Mix well.
  • Chill until firm; about 2 hours
  • In a low sided bowl, whisk Flour and black pepper.
  • Divide mixture into walnut sized balls, then flatten slightly.
  • Dredge in Flour.
  • Add olive oil to a skillet set over medium heat.
  • Fry potato rounds until golden on both sides; about 2 minutes on each side.

Categories: Dairy  Dinner  Greek  Lunch  Mediterranean  Potato  Side Dish 

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