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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.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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 ...

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

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 ...