Fried Mashed Potato Cakes recipe

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1 cup leftover mashed potatoes, cooled
1 egg
2 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or as needed

Nutrition Info

72.9 calories
carbohydrate: 8.7 g
cholesterol: 31.7 mg
fat: 3.3 g
fiber: 0.6 g
protein: 2.1 g
saturatedFat: 0.7 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 214.3 mg
sugar: 0.6 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Mix mashed potatoes, egg, flour, and salt together in a bowl.

  2. Heat a thin layer of vegetable oil in a frying pan. Drop large spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the frying pan. Flatten into a patties as you flip, cook until browned on both sides, 6 to 7 minutes per cake. Repeat with remaining potato mixture.

Recipe Yield

6 mashed potato cakes

Recipe Note

Fried mashed potato patties. Yummy!

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