Mashed Potato Cakes
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 3 large potatoes, mashed
  • 4 fried strips of bacon, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of butter, unsalted
  • 2 to 3 tbsp of milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp of garlic
  • 3 chopped green onions
  • 1 cup of the cheese of your choice
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups of Italian bread crumbs
  • oil for frying
  1. Boil the potatoes until for tender.
  2. Add in the butter, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic. Mash until well combined.
  3. Now add in the green onions, bacon, and cheese.
  4. Using a spatula or spoon, mix until well combined.
  5. Add the mixture to about a 9 by 13 pan, smooth out, put some parchment paper over the top, and smooth it again.
  6. Place the mixture in the fridge for about 30 minutes to set.
  7. Using a ring or cup punch out the circles. You can use squares if you like.
  8. Dredge them into the flour, egg, and bread crumbs.
  9. Heat the oil to 350 F or 180 C.
  10. Fry the cakes in batches until golden brown.
  11. Serve with sour cream and chopped green onions.
  12. Enjoy your mashed potato cakes.
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