This is a great recipe for leftover mashed potatoes and so easy. Just add egg, onion and seasoning and cook thick patties in a frying pan until brown and crusty on both sides. Good with chunky applesauce on the side.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 cups mashed potatoes
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Beat egg in a medium size mixing bowl. Mix egg and onion with mashed potatoes. Add salt and pepper.
Heat olive oil in a medium size frying pan, over a medium heat. Scoop the potato mixutre into the frying pan in 4 inch circles, pat with a spatula to flatten the mounds to approximately 1/2 to 1 inch thick. Cook until bottom is browned. Flip the patty over and brown on the other side.