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Mashed Potato Cakes (08.05.13)

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  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup canola oil or Crisco, for frying
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt optional
  • 2 teaspoons chives
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Mix mashed potatoes, egg, flour, garlic powder, onion powder, cheese, alt and pepper. Preheat skillet to medium high heat; add oil. (Note: if the mixture is too thin, add additional flour.)

Pour 3-4 tablespoons into hot pan making pancakes; cook on each side for 2-3 minutes. Serve with sour cream or yogurt. Top with chives and tomatoes.

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