Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

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These potato cakes are great with any meal or as a snack. Simple and quick to make with only a few ingredients. Kids of ALL ages love 'em.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mashed potatoes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 egg

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup vegetable oil, or as needed

Directions

  1. Mix mashed potatoes, flour, onion, egg, black pepper, and salt together in a bowl until batter consistency.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Drop 4-inch circles of batter into hot oil. Cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining batter.

    Old Fashioned Potato Cakes
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Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
5g Fat
45g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 627mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 407mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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