Mashed potatoes recipe

Recipes that will teach you how to make mashed potatoes and other potato meals..


Swiss Potato Cake with Onion

Swiss Potato Cake with Onion
 
Serves: 6
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This potato cake can be real tasty with onions, also with cheese. To make the potatoes easier to grate, might as well keep them in the fridge overnight. Chill time is already included in the total time. In this recipe, special equipments are used like an adjustable blade slicer fitted with julienne blade, a food processor fitted with medium shredding disk, or a box grater. But you could always improvise the usual kitchen equipments to make this kind of potato cake. The smell of onions after baking is very mouthwatering and irresistible. This is quite a deserving dish!
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs large yellow-fleshed potatoes such as Yukon gold potatoes (682 g)
  • 1 medium onion
  • ¾ teaspoon salt (3.75 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper (1.25 g)
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter (60 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (30 ml)
Instructions
  1. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Prick potatoes in several places with a fork. Bake the potatoes in a large baking pan until tender for about 1 ½ hours.
  3. Allow potatoes to cool completely, then chill, uncovered, for at least 8 hours.
  4. Peel potatoes, and then grate with slicer into a mixing bowl. Coarsely grate onion in large teardrop-shaped holds of a box grater, then wrap grated onion in 2 layers of paper towels and squeeze gently to remove excess moisture.
  5. Mix together potatoes, onion, salt and pepper with a fork.
  6. In a nonstick skillet over moderate high heat, heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon oil for one minute, then stir in potatoes, spreading them evenly and pressing them down with a rubber spatula.
  7. Reduce heat to moderate and fry potato mixture until underside is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  8. Wear oven mitts, invert a flat plate over skillet, and then turn potato cake onto plate.
  9. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and remaining tablespoon oil to skillet. Place Potato cake (browned side up) back into skillet with rubber spatula.
  10. Cook until the other side is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  11. Transfer to a clean cutting board and slice cake into 6 wedges.
  12. Serve warm and enjoy!
Notes
You could also spread melted cheese on top of the potato cake to make the taste more luscious.

Swiss potato cake with onions






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Salmon Potato Cakes Recipe

Salmon Potato Cakes Recipe
 
Serves: 4
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Salmon potato cakes recipe is a 30-minute homemade recipe that you surely can’t get over with. It’s very easy and quick. It ends up into delicious, nutritious and satisfying potato cakes. You could serve these in breakfast with hot chocolate or in lunch and dinner with ice cold pineapple juice. All you have to do is read a few quick steps below and follow them precisely.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed (350 g)
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped (75 g)
  • 7 ounces salmon, drained and squeezed dry, flaked with a fork (197 g)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped (30 g)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ml (30 g)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper (2.5 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (1.25 g)
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs, unflavored (23 g)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (30 ml)
  • ¼ cup sour cream (60 ml)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix the thawed hash brown potatoes with onion. Mash thoroughly with a fork until the mixture is thick enough to hold together.
  2. Stir in salmon, eggs, dill, mustard, pepper and salt, and then mix well.
  3. Form the mixture into thick patties and roll them in bread crumbs to coat.
  4. Heat the oil in a large griddle over medium high heat.
  5. Fry the potato patties until both sides are golden browned and heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes for each side
  6. Remove from pan and serve with sour cream on top.

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Mashed Potato Cakes Recipe with Blue cheese

Mashed Potato Cakes Recipe with Blue cheese
 
Serves: 6
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In this recipe, two extraordinary ingredients are blended together, blue cheese and panko. Blue cheese is a type of cheese that has a bacterial culture in it, it has a flavor which varies from nutty to sour or tangy. It goes best with similarly strong, flavored food and drinks, and with red wines. Panko, on the other hand is a flaky bread crumb used in Japanese cuisine as a crunchy coating for fried foods. These two ingredients are responsible for making this potato cake extraordinarily delicious! Here’s how to do it.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cold mashed potatoes (350 g)
  • ¼ cup panko, a Japanese flaky bread crumb (23 g)
  • ¼ cup panko, extra for coating (23 g)
  • ½ cup crumbled domestic blue cheese (50 g)
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 ml)
Instructions
  1. First, in a medium mixing bowl, mix together potatoes, bread crumbs and blue cheese.
  2. Season with salt and pepper until desired taste is obtained
  3. Divide the mixture into eight 2-inch cakes.
  4. Now chill the cakes in a single layer by placing them in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Then dip the cakes lightly in ¼ cup remaining panko crumbs.
  6. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  7. Spread the oil all over skillet and cook the cakes until golden brown on both sides (approximately 5-10 minutes depending on the heat of your pan).
  8. Serve and Enjoy!

Mashed potato cakes with blue cheese recipe


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Irish Potato Cake Recipe from Scratch

Irish Potato Cake Recipe from Scratch
 
Serves: 5
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Frying potato cakes is customary in Ireland. In a matter of 40 minutes and with a little mixing and frying, you could easily make this savory Irish potato cake! Obviously, this recipe is quite simple, no need to rank its difficulty. Irish potato cake could be a much-loved part of your breakfast! So read out and follow the steps below.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb potatoes (about 3 or 4) (1000 g)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (30 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (5 g)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (220 g)
Instructions
  1. First, wash and peel potatoes. In a pot, boil them until tender.
  2. Drain potatoes, return to pot and mash. Drizzle potatoes with salt and butter. Mix well and let it cool to room temperature.
  3. On a well-floured surface, place potato mixture, add 1 cup of flour and knead lightly but thoroughly. Mix enough amount of flour just until the dough is smooth and able to be rolled out and keep its shape.
  4. Shape into a rectangle with ½ inch thickness. Slice into three or four rows, and then cut each row into equilateral triangles, about 2 inches on each side. This is the traditional shape, but you could also use a biscuit cutter.
  5. Place in a skillet over low heat and cook on each side until golden browned.
  6. Serve hot with butter, or freeze for later use. Enjoy!
Notes
For a healthy and textured variation, use fine oatmeal instead of flour.

Irish potato cakes


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Chocolate potato cake recipe

Chocolate potato cake recipe
 
Serves: 8
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This recipe ends up into another simple yet fulfilling dish. In just an hour and with fundamental baking skills, you could easily make this delicious cake for special occasions. Almost everyone loves chocolate cake, what more if potatoes are added to it, you would love it even more!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes (175 g)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (220 g)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda (5 g)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder (15 g)
  • 8 tablespoons butter (118.32 ml) or 8 tablespoons margarine, softened (118.32 ml)
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares, melted (113.39 g)
  • 2 cups sugar (473.18 g)
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup buttermilk (177.44 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (5 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (5 ml)
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, except the chocolate. Mix with an electric mixer on a low speed until well blended; occasionally scrape the bowl with a spatula. Whip mixture at medium speed for 4 minutes. Stir in chocolates and blend thoroughly.
  2. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan using butter. Pour mixture into the pan.
  3. Bake cake mixture in a preheated 350 oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Or bake in three 9-inch layer pans for 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Allow cooling for 10 minutes; Remove from pans and let it cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Serve and Enjoy!

Chocolate potato cake


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Fully Loaded Potato skin Cakes

Fully Loaded Potato skin Cakes
 
Serves: 10
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Try this recipe and experience a delightful meal. In making these potato skin cakes, use waxy potatoes if you can’t get yukon gold/yellow flesh potatoes. You could either fry potato mixture into patties or bake them for a different approach; you will get the same delicious results.
Ingredients
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 2 lbs yukon gold potatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded (150 g)
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Pepper
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup flour (36 g)
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil (40 ml)
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Salsa (optional)
Instructions
  1. Sauté bacon until crispy, drain from oil and set aside.
  2. Place potatoes and garlic into a pot of water, bring to a boil for about 20 minutes until tender.
  3. Drain potatoes and allow them to cool. When cool enough to touch, cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out potato flesh. Set aside potato jackets/skins.
  4. Place potato flesh into the pot and mash. Add cheese to mashed potatoes, mash more and mix thoroughly.
  5. Crumble bacon and drizzle into potato mixture.
  6. Add green onions and pepper, egg and flour. Stir until smooth and thick.
  7. Pour ½-1 cup of potato mixture into potato jackets/skins. Continue doing this until potato mixture and potato skins are all used up.
  8. Heat some oil in a non stick pan and sauté potatoes in bunches, about 3 minutes in each side until golden brown and crispy.
  9. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired.
Notes
Serve these loaded potato skin cakes with a generous dollop of creamy yogurt on top. You could also try baking them in the oven instead of frying.

Bacon for Potato Skin Cakes


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Omelet Potato Cakes Recipe from Scratch

Omelet Potato Cakes Recipe from Scratch
 
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This recipe is a no sweat. On a scale of 1-5, this could be 1 in degree of difficulty. Aside from its simplicity, this would not take even half an hour to finish this recipe. These crispy omelet potato cakes are real delicious and nutritious. A side dish that everyone will definitely love. Read the instructions below and simply follow.
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk (60 ml)
  • 2 cups finely shredded potatoes (350 g)
  • ¼ cup biscuit crumbs (25 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (5 g)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon margarine (15 g)
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, whip eggs until smooth in consistency.
  2. Stir in milk, then mix potatoes, biscuit crumbs and salt into the bowl.
  3. Melt the butter in skillet.
  4. Mix the potato mixture in skillet by tablespoons.
  5. Cook until golden brown, turn to the other side and cook until golden brown
  6. Serve it warm and enjoy

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Fish Potato Cakes

Fish Potato Cakes
 
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You would not regret having those left over fish and potatoes. Grab them out from your fridge and try this recipe. This is not like other potato cakes that are usually fatty. Since it utilizes nonfat milk and fish, the resulting dish is low in fat. Fish is usually doubted to be tasty when mixed with potatoes. But if you try this recipe, you will have no doubts! Simply follow these steps and enjoy this unique, low fat meal!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of cooked white fish fillets (473 g)
  • 4 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons light butter (30 g)
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat milk (30 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice ( 15 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon parsley (5 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme (1.25 ml)
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder (2.5 g)
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs (15 g)
  • Catsup, for topping
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, Mix all ingredients together except for the breadcrumbs.
  2. While preheating the oven to 350 degrees F, shape the mixture into 6 patties using a cup or spoon.
  3. Dip each side of the patties into the breadcrumbs.
  4. Place into baking pan and Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve warm and enjoy.
Notes
Spread with catsup on top of potato patties to give a little sweet and sour taste.

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Buttered Potato Griddle Cakes Recipe

Buttered Potato Griddle Cakes Recipe
 
Serves: 6
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This is another no sweat yet delicious homemade recipe. Tastes good and easy to make, can be a fulfilling part of a big weekend brunch or breakfast. By simply mixing and frying, your craving appetite will be soothed. Here’s how to make buttered potato griddle cakes. Try this out!
Ingredients
  • ½ lbs potatoes (227 g)
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ cups flour (150 g)
  • 2 cups milk (480 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (5 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (5 g)
  • 1 dash white pepper
  • 5 tablespoons Butter (150 g)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (15 ml)
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg and stir a little amount of milk. Mix flour, sugar and pour remaining milk a little at a time while beating.
  2. Set aside mixture for 2 hours.
  3. Peel and shred potatoes, then stir into the mixture and mix thoroughly.
  4. Season with salt and pepper until desired taste is obtained.
  5. Heat a skillet over medium high heat and melt a little butter in the pan, just enough to coat the pan.
  6. Spoon a thin layer of the mixture into the skillet.
  7. Cook on each side until golden brown, and place on a warmed serving platter.
  8. Continue with remaining mixture, cooking them until golden brown.
  9. Spread with butter on top of each potato cake.
  10. Serve immediately with bacon and lingonberry jam.
Notes
You could also serve this with sour cream and apple sauce, together with sliced oranges, strawberries, and lingonberry.

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Cheddar Potato Cake Recipe

Cheddar Potato Cake Recipe
 
Serves: 8
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Cheddar Potato cake recipe is one of the easiest among potato cake recipes. Basic cooking skills are all you need for this recipe. What’s special about this potato cake is its rich and creamy melted cheese that is absorbed by the potatoes when it is baked. This can be perfect for a heavy lunch and dinner! Simply follow these steps.
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons Butter (10 g)
  • 6 kg Potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium size onions, thinly sliced
  • 10 cups cheddar cheese, grated (1000 g)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt (5 g)
  • Pepper
  • Mixed salad leaves
Instructions
  1. First, preheat oven to 356 degrees F and lubricate a 20 cm baking pan with butter.
  2. Arrange potatoes, onion and grated cheese in alternating layers in the baking pan until they are all used up. Add seasoning and finish with last layer of potatoes.
  3. Spread the remaining butter over the top. Place in the preheated oven and bake for about one hour, until potatoes are soft and golden brown on the surface.
  4. Allow potatoes to cool for at least 15 minutes before removing from the baking pan. Slice the potato cake into wedges and serve warm with mixed salad leaves.
Notes
Serve this potato cake with ice cold tea or orange juice!

Cheddar potato cakes


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