FRIED POTATO CAKES
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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups cooked smashed potatoes ( plain, boiled and fork-smashed potatoes work best)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese ( can substitute cheddar)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder or 2 tablespoons thin sliced green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4-1/2 cup vegetable oil
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine first 7 ingredients; chill. Shape mixture into 6 patties. Dip each patty into lightly beaten egg then lightly coat with breadcrumbs. Heat vegetable oil and fry over medium heat until lightly browned, turning once.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a great recipe for using up leftover mashed potatoes - yum!