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Potato Patties with Cheese

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 226kcal


  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying


  • All ingredients ready? Let's begin!
  • Peel and rinse the potatoes then roughly chop them.
  • Put them in a pot and add water to cover.
  • Boil the potatoes until tender.
  • Drain them and mash until there are no big lumps.
  • Mix the cheese, egg, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt, and pepper with the potatoes.
  • Shape the mixture into discs measuring roughly 3-inches wide by ¾-inch thick.
  • Heat ¼ inch of oil in a skillet then cook several patties at a time.
  • Flip them over after 2 or 3 minutes and repeat on the other side.
  • Drain the patties on paper towels and repeat with the next batch until they’re all cooked.
  • Serve hot with corn tortillas and a simple salad on the side.



Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 684mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 169IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 2mg