Mashed Potato Cakes
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 eggs
- 1-1/2 cups mashed potatoes
- 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Dash hot pepper sauce, optional
- 1 tablespoon water
- In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat. In a large bowl, lightly beat one egg. Add the onion, potatoes, flour, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce if desired.
- Shape into four to six patties; place on a greased baking sheet. Lightly beat remaining egg; stir in water. Brush over potato cakes. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 412 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 247mg cholesterol, 886mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.
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Feb 28, 2020
These turned out great! We gobbled them up with sour cream. I only had red onion so I used a few dashes of onion powder instead. I also didn't use the hot pepper sauce (boyfriend can't eat heat)
Jan 1, 2020
Made it with the hot pepper sauce and I think it added just enough spice. Very nice way to use up left over mashed potatoes. I cooked them 15 minutes on one side and then flipped and cooked another 15.
Nov 24, 2018
What about leave out the onion of the mashed potato cakes?
Sep 28, 2018
I usually fry my potato cakes but this oven method works great and frees up my stove top so I can be cooking other dishes at the same time. I flip them after 15 min then bake another 12 to 14 min to brown on both sides.
Dec 29, 2013
I make these every Monday or Tues evening after a big Sunday supper with left over mashed potatoes
Mar 29, 2013
I have eaten these my whole life,san the hot sauce,they are so very good. Like someones said, brown and flip over to brown the other side. Happy eating!
Dec 3, 2012
I did not use the hot pepper sauce. Maybe that makes the difference but we thought they were blah. If you want them brown, they need to be turned.
Apr 5, 2012
first potato cake that tastes like home, I have been looking for this recipe a long time, I make these with eggs, bacon my husband loves them!!!!!!
Nov 28, 2011
My mother made these cakes often when we lived on the farm in rural Iowa. We grew potatoes in our garden & raised chickens so both were plentiful besides being an economical meal. My mother would include onions when cooking this as a dinner meal, but the onions were omitted when cooked for breakfast meal. I liked putting catsup over the hot patty while my brother liked putting the fried cake in a bread sandwich with mayonnaise.
Sep 14, 2011
These are fantastic! I pan fried them in some butter over medium high heat to nice them a nice crust, if my families lucky, I won't eat them all before dinner is served; )