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Spicy Jalapeno Cheese Pepper Potato Patties

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Excellent side dish for a meat loaf or other dish that needs a little accent. As for myself, a brunch side for scrambled eggs."
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40 m servings 187
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 patties)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Stir egg, Tex-Mex cheese, green onions, jalapenos, and green chiles together in a bowl; stir in mashed potatoes. Form potato mixture into 8 patties; place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Stir bread crumbs, cumin, and chili powder together in a small bowl. Dot each patty with 1 1/2 tablespoons salsa; sprinkle with 1 1/2 tablespoons bread crumb mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and topping is lightly browned, about 20 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 187 calories; 6.2 29.4 7.5 38 1012 Full nutrition

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Made as written and loved every minute of them! If I had one thing to add is that your prepared mashed potatoes need chilled. Mine were warm and would have been much more manageable if cold and ...

Really great! The flavors in this is just to my liking. I noticed my potato mixture was pretty loose (used mashed potatoes from dinner before.. Mine were extra Creamy) I ended up having to add ...

I am the author of this recipe and definitely use firm, leftover mashed potatoes that have been chilled for optimum results.