Parmesan Mashed Potato Cakes




2hrs 25 Mins


– 2 large potatoes about 1 lb. – 1 egg – 1 cup grated Parmesan + extra ½ cup for dredging – ¼ cup chopped parsley – ¼ cup chopped chives or scallion – ¼ cup all-purpose flour – ½ tsp. salt or to taste – ½ tsp. pepper or to taste – 3 tbsp. olive oil  for frying

Step 1

Cook the potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 20-25  min. Let them cool down completely and peel. Place them in a medium mixing bowl and mash using a potato masher.

Step 2

To the same bowl, add the egg, Parmesan, parsley, chives, flour, salt, and pepper. Mix everything well.

Step 3

Scoop up about a ½ cup of the potato mixture and form it into a patty.

Step 4

Place about a ½ cup of Parmesan into a shallow dish. Roll the patties in the parmesan to coat.

Step 4

Heat up olive oil in a large, non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Add the potato patties, and fry for about 3-4 minutes on each side,  until they turn golden brown.

These Parmesan Mashed Potato Cakes are  so addictive! A crunchy, cheesy crust is hiding the soft, velvety  mashed potato filling. They make a perfect side dish or a filling  vegetarian meal.

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