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Potato Cakes

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 16 potato cakes (serving size: 1 potato cake)
These versatile mashed potato patties complement an array of toppings from veggies to veal. And they're a unique alternative to noodles, rice, and bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-pound, 4-ounce) packages refrigerated mashed potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup matzo meal
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 80
  • caloriesfromfat 9 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 187 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 16 portions, using about 1/3 cup in each portion. Pat each portion into a 4-inch diameter cake; place on wax paper.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat both sides of each cake with cooking spray; place in batches in pan. Reduce heat to medium; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan, and place on wax paper. Cool completely.

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