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Vegetable Potato Cakes

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 35


3 large baking potatoes, cubed
1 jalepeno, seeded and minced finely
2 Tbsp minced garlic
1/4 cup mince onion
1/4 cup butter
salt and pepper, to taste
1 can (15 ounce) mixed vegetables, drained
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 Tbsp milk
dash of hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup oil or bacon drippings

Place potatoes, jalepeno, onion and garlic in pot and cover with water.

Bring to a boil.

Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes or til tender.

Drain and mash with butter, salt and pepper.

Pour into bowl and set aside to cool for 5 minutes.

Add mixed vegetables, cheese, egg, flour, milk and hot pepper sauce.

Stir well.

Heat oil over medium high heat in a cast iron skillet and drop large spoonfuls of potato mixture in and flatten slightly.

Brown each side.

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