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    Creamy Chive Potato Cakes

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    1 hrs 52 mins

    1 hrs 15 mins

    37 mins

    BecR's Note:

    Here's the ultimate side dish- mashed and diced Yukon Gold potatoes, goat cheese and sour cream, shaped into cakes and baked until golden and crisp. Easy! Elegant served with beef tenderloin and haricots verts, with a fresh rosemary sprig garnish. From January 2000/ Ladie's Home Journal.

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    Serves: 16


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    1. 1
      Line a 9-inch square pan with plastic wrap, allowing a 6-inch overhang of wrap over two sides of the pan.
    2. 2
      Bring potatoes, 1 tablespoon salt and cold water to a boil in stockpot. Cook potatoes 30 to 35 minutes, until tender; drain.
    3. 3
      Coarsely mash half the potatoes in a bowl. Dice the other half and add to the mashed potatoes.
    4. 4
      Fold in cheese, chives, butter, sour cream, salt and pepper. Spread potato mixture into pan; fold overhang of plastic wrap to cover top.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate 3 hours, until firm.
    6. 6
      Unmold chilled potatoes onto a cutting board; peel off plastic wrap. Spray a 2 1/2-inch oval or round cookie cutter with vegetable cooking spray. Cut out 8 ovals of potato mixture. Press scraps together to form a 3/4-inch thick disk; cut out 4 more ovals. Repeat, making a total of 16 cakes.
    7. 7
      Heat 2 teaspoons oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook one third of the potato cakes, 3 minutes per side, until deep golden. Repeat process 2 more times; cool. Transfer cakes to a jelly-roll pan. (Can be made ahead. Wrap jelly-roll pan and refrigerate up to 24 hours).
    8. 8
      Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake potatoes (unwrapped if refrigerated overnight) 18 to 20 minutes, until heated through.
    9. 9
      NOTE: Prep time does not include chilling.
    10. 10
      Makes 16 potato cakes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 16, 2005


      The taste of these potatoes is out of this world, but they didn't hold together all that well. At first I tried putting the circles in a vat of oil I had fried chicken in minutes before. They totally vaporized! So then I followed the directions, and they held together better, but still fell apart a bit. I'll mess with this recipe to see if I can get them to hold a little better- but who cares, as the taste is sooooo good.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Chive Potato Cakes

    Serving Size: 1 (69 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 106.2
    Calories from Fat 50
    Total Fat 5.6 g
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    Cholesterol 10.0 mg
    Sodium 158.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 11.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 0.6 g
    Protein 2.6 g

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