Llapingachos - Potato Cakes Filled With Cheese

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4 12
    lbs potatoes, 2 kilos de papas
  • 1
    finely diced white onion, 1 cebolla blanca finamente picada
  • 4
    tablespoons oil, 4 cucharadas de aceite
  • 12
    cup grated cheese, 1/2 de queso rallado
  • 2
    egg yolks, 2 yemas de huevo
  • salt, sal al gusto
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DIRECTIONS

  • ENGLISH:
  • Boil the potatoes and mash, or use leftover mashed potatoes.
  • Saute the onion in oil until very soft, mix the cooked onions and the egg yolk in with potatoes,.
  • Shape the potato mixture into equal sized balls.
  • Poke a hole in each ball and stuff with the cheese, then seal the hole. Flatten into patties.
  • They work better when chilled before sauteing in oil until nicely browned.
  • Note:
  • The cheese may also be mixed in with the potato and onion mixture before the patties are made.
  • SPANISH:
  • Haga un refrito con la cebolla y el aceite.
  • Haga hervir las papas con sal y cuando esten suaves aplstelas hasta formar un pure Agrege a la papa el refrito y con estas haga bolitas.
  • Haga un hueco en las bolitas y en el meta el queso, cierrelos hasta que tomen la forma de unas gruesas tortillas.
  • Pongalos en un sarten hasta que doren.
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