Crisp Potato Pancakes

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This is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. mashed potatoes
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. grated onion
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil, divided

Directions

  • Heat mashed potatoes with cream in a large microwave-safe bowl; mix in eggs, onion, salt and pepper until fully combined. Use your hands to form potato mixture into 8 patties.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a large skillet until it shimmers but does not smoke; fry pancakes, 4 at a time, until golden brown on both sides, Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and keep warm. Add remaining oil as needed and repeat with remaining pancakes.
  • Serve hot with sour cream or apple sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. mashed potatoes
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. grated onion
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil, divided

Directions

  • Heat mashed potatoes with cream in a large microwave-safe bowl; mix in eggs, onion, salt and pepper until fully combined. Use your hands to form potato mixture into 8 patties.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a large skillet until it shimmers but does not smoke; fry pancakes, 4 at a time, until golden brown on both sides, Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and keep warm. Add remaining oil as needed and repeat with remaining pancakes.
  • Serve hot with sour cream or apple sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol170mg
Sodium920mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein5g