My Crispy Mashed Potato Pancake

My Crispy Mashed Potato Pancake


"Using leftover mashed potatoes and just a few basic ingredients, you can fry up this delightful and inexpensive dish in a snap."


15 m servings 214 cals
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Original recipe yields 3 servings



  • Calories:
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 127 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 470 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine potatoes, eggs, flour, and garlic powder in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; fry potato mixture in skillet, pressing with a spatula to flatten evenly. Cover and cook until bottom is crispy, about 10 minutes; invert onto serving platter.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I used chives, but you can use your favorite fresh herb.
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  1. 83 Ratings


Our family has been making these for at least four generations. Great topped with a knob of butter.

I agree with another reviewer who said they were not pretty but they tasted great. Once you mix the ingredients, the batter was similar to a really thick pancake batter. Like pancakes, make sure...

These are awesome! I had exactly 2 cups of leftover potatoes and had a craving for potatoes. What a great evening snack :) I cooked them up in butter and I used garlic salt that had a little par...

Good base recipe...I double the flour, add pepper, shredded cheese and botb garlic and onion powder, then I roll balls in some flour, then flatten and fry in butter & oil...they don't spread thi...

DELICIOUS!!! I am so glad I found a easier alternative to potatoes pancakes, just one big pancake. I cut it in quarters afterwards, topped with sour cream and chopped green onions. Such a good b...

Excellent - but I found one egg to be sufficient. I also made them into individual patties.

If you like bland food then you'll like this. The first time I made it I didn't like it at all. The next time I added more garlic, some paprika, a little salt and pepper, onion powder and a litt...

Made this recipe tonight, adding a little Mexican 4-cheese to mixture and topping with sour cream and a sprinkling of cheese--Yum! and easy too. Just a comment to some reviewers regarding app...

This is the easiest recipe. it cooked up yummy and brown and even. I should have taken a picture of my result. It looked almost exactly like the picture in the recipe. Unfortunately, we ate it a...