"Using leftover mashed potatoes and just a few basic ingredients, you can fry up this delightful and inexpensive dish in a snap." — LINDASGARDENSIDE
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cold mashed potatoes
eggs, lightly beaten
chopped fresh chives
Our family has been making these for at least four generations. Great topped with a knob of butter.
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 little finely chopped jalapeno pepper. It was much better.
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 to leave room in the pan for spreading. That may help with their appearance. I threw in the left over french style green beans (chopped up) and they tasted pretty good. Could use a little cheddar or Parmesan cheese for sharpness.
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 parsely in it. I added a little salt after cooking...even though you really don't need it if u use garlic salt and not the powder.
Excellent - but I found one egg to be sufficient. I also made them into individual patties.
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 appearance: This recipe is for only one big pancake which does not require flipping while cooking. When inverted onto the serving plate, the nicely browned side makes an appetizing appearance. Cut into wedges for serving.
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 all and now it's too late to share my success. Best and easiest use of leftover mashed potatoes!
Just made these for lunch w/left over mashed potatoes! The recipe was awesome but it was my first time making them and they didn't look great but tasted good!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
My Crispy Mashed Potato Pancake
Serving Size: 1/3 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 78
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