Savory Potato Pancakes

Got leftover mashed potatoes? We certainly did after Easter dinner and these pancakes were an easy way to repurpose them (as well as some leftover ham we had too).

You can do just about anything when it comes to what you put inside these potato pancakes but ham (or sausage) and cheese is killer combo. Either way, they are a great leftover meal to empty out the fridge!

The Stuff

  • 2 cups of mashed potatoes (seasoned with salt and pepper)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Optional: ½ cup diced ham or sausage (cooked)
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • Drizzle of vegetable oil

The Steps

  1. Mix all ingredients (except oil) together in a bowl
  2. Using your hands, form 8 patties. Place them in a skillet drizzled lightly with oil, and cook for ~3 minutes on each side over medium heat till browned and crispy

Did you make it? I’d love to see how it turned out! Tag @bitebetanutrition on instagram.

Published by Chiara

I’m a rock climber and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist teaching fellow climbers to become the strongest and happiest versions of themselves by incorporating evidence-based fueling strategies and making peace with food.

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