Mashed Potato Pancakes

Mashed Potato Pancakes

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This is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes! Potato pancakes are quick and easy to make.

"Finally, a potato pancake that is easy and delicious. I added corn to one batch and corn and diced turkey to another batch. Thanks for making my leftover dinner a success. :)"

- Ghazuka

Ingredients

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2 cups leftover/fresh mashed potatoes
1 large egg; lightly beaten
6 tablespoon all purpose flour
1 1/2 - 4 tablespoon minced onion; I use 4 and the taste is not at all over powering
salt; to taste
pepper; to taste
parsley; to taste
3-4 tablespoon oil

Original recipe makes 6 Servings

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Preparation

1. Set your skillet to medium-high temperature and add your oil. If I made bacon with breakfast I will always fry the pancakes in the leftover bacon grease; if I do this I do not add any salt to the mix.

2. In a medium bowl mix the mashed potatoes and egg together until fully mixed.

3. Add flour, onion, parsley, salt, and pepper and mix well - batter should appear thick.

4. Dollop heaping tablespoons onto the heated surface and flatten the batter with a spoon (forming a pancake).

5. Cook for 1-2 minutes per side (or until golden brown). Once you flip for the first time flatten the cakes down pretty hard with a spatula so the mashed potatoes will flatten and cook better.

This recipe and photo was borrowed from www.mrbreakfast.com; I added more onions and included parsley in my recipe. Also, I know this food isn't only from America, many other countries (Austria and Poland for example) have different varieties of this food - I simply put American to keep it simple.

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Mashed Potato Pancakes (taken from www.mrbreakfast.com) photo by Navywife21209 Navywife21209

photo by ees55 ees55

photo by stlsheena stlsheena

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Very good. Family enjoyed this.
ron5760 1 year ago
Nice side and able to use leftover mashed potato.
okapi1963 1 year ago
I used Onion and Chive Potatoes and cut the onion by half and added Garlic flakes. Yummy!
Shougn213 1 year ago
Yum! I added green peppers as well. Love these!
CoyFishhy 1 year ago
I'm not usually a fan of next day mashed potatoes but always make way to much..perfect way to use the left overs.
iimorgans 1 year ago
those are good
jenngirl 1 year ago
dking 1 year ago
I made a slight improvement by stir frying the onions first b4 mxing, and i put 2 eggs instead of 1. It turned out so yummy and I earned a kiss from hubby too ^^
kitty00 1 year ago
pylesw 1 year ago
Add some bisquik and shredded cheese( longhorn). If want really good add some shredded zucchini. Just sayin! Awesome!!!!
nateamberkeirsten 1 year ago
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