Crispy Potato Patties

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    • #278343

      Crispy Potato Patties:???:
      2 cups mashed potatoes
      1 egg, beaten
      1 onion, minced
      1/4 tsp salt
      1/8 tsp white pepper
      2-3 tbs olive oil
      Mix together mashed potatoes, beaten egg and onion in a medium bowl. Add salt and pepper and stir. Over medium heat, heat olive oil in a medium size nonstick frying pan. Drop about 1/4 cup of the potato mixture into the frying pan, patting it into 4 inch circles that are 1/2″ thick. Cook until bottom is browned and crisp, about 3-4 minutes. Carefully turn the patty over and cook the second side until brown and crisp, 3-4 minutes. Serve with ketchup or salsa.

    • #426274

      My mom used to make these when I was a kid! My hubby laughs at me for eating mine with ketchup. I’m glad I’m not the only one. We never had salsa when I was growing up; I’ll have to try that next time I make these. Thanks for the reminder, and the memory!

    • #426280

      it’s amazing how many wonderful memories can be triggered by foods we eat;-) the salsa was DD’s addition! years ago, when DD was going through an experimental phase, pulled out the container of salsa and tried it. obviously it was good! LOL!

    • #426298

      These sound so good!! Thanks 🙂

    • #459419

      These sound like the ones my Mother and Grandmother made to use up leftover mashed potatoes. I would not get the amounts right. Thank you for your post, will be making these soon.

    • #459446

      LOL! I’ve made these for breakfast when I only had enough leftover mashed potatoes to make a couple of patties and surprise DD. Or, on weekends — a patty for her and one for me with a salad. But my favorite way to serve them is as a side for dinner with pork chops or a steak now than she’s all grown up and living a gazillion miles away! Depending on my mood and what they are a side to, I use ketchup or salsa — usually ketchup with the steak. …giggle..

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