Smashed Tater Pancakes

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Total Time
5 mins
25 mins

This is the perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes! This recipe can be easily doubled, tripled, or even halved, depending on the amount of leftover mashed potatoes you have. You might have to add more oil as you go.

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  1. Heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Meanwhile. combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and stir well.
  2. Once oil is heated, use a spoon to drop about 3 Tablespoons of batter into the oil. Cook for 4 minutes on each side or until crispy.
  3. Drain on paper towels, and serve warm.
  4. ENJOY!
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5 5

I cooked some spuds up especially ( well why not..they're worth it!).
We loved these...even the none potato loving 7 year old ate one without the usual amount of moaning and groaning!!
I'm going to make these with breakfast next time...reckon they'll be fab with a fried or poached egg sat on top!
Made for PRMR.

5 5

Yum!! We absolutely loved these. Instead of using leftover mashed potatoes I just boiled a few, peeled off the skin (mostly, we left some of it), and mashed the flesh. What a wonderful change of pace from roasted potatoes! My family has already asked me to make sure these stay in the rotation :). Made for Veg Swap January 2012.

5 5

Delicious! The hardest part is having leftover mashed potatoes. ;) Made for VIP Veggie Swap 1/12. Thank you!