Leftover Mashed Potato Cheese Bacon Cakes

Leftover Mashed Potato Cheese Bacon Cakes

Leftover Mashed Potato Cheese Bacon Cakes

Leftover mashed potato, cheese, and bacon cakes

Leftover mashed potato cheese bacon cakes are a delicious and easy way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. They’re crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, with a cheesy bacon filling. You can serve them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

To make leftover mashed potato cheese bacon cakes, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the leftover mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, bacon, egg, flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.

  2. Form the potato mixture into 8-10 cakes.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add vegetable oil to the skillet and swirl to coat.

  4. Once the oil is hot, add the potato cakes and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.

  5. Serve immediately.

Tips:

  • You can use any type of leftover mashed potatoes in this recipe. If your mashed potatoes are too thick, you may need to add a little milk or cream to make them more spreadable.
  • You can also add other ingredients to your potato cakes, such as diced onion, bell pepper, or zucchini.
  • Serve your potato cakes with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ketchup, ranch dressing, or sour cream.

Conclusion:

Leftover mashed potato cheese bacon cakes are a delicious and easy way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. They’re crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, with a cheesy bacon filling. You can serve them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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