Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

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"These potato cakes are great with any meal or as a snack. Simple and quick to make with only a few ingredients. Kids of ALL ages love 'em."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 255 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 627 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix mashed potatoes, flour, onion, egg, black pepper, and salt together in a bowl until batter consistency.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Drop 4-inch circles of batter into hot oil. Cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining batter.

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  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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Hubby really liked these. The finely diced onion is very nice. Tip - if the potato mixture will try to stick to your hands when forming the patties. I used an ice cream scoop and wet my hands. P...

Used this as a base to expand on....this is what I did/had on hand. Had about 1 1/2 cups mashed potatoes from the previous night to which I added about 2 Tblsp. green chili sour cream, 2 Tblsp....

I used leftover mashed potatoes and substituted green onions for the onions. I found two eggs are necessary for 2 cups of potatoes. Easy and really tasty, too.