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Garlicky Mashed Potato Cakes

Garlicky Mashed Potato Cakes with Parmesan and Dill Crema

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Calories 1262 kcal


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh Italian parsley chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme chopped
  • 2 Tbsp green onions chopped
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese divided
  • vegetable oil for sauteing
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice


  • In a large bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, egg, garlic, parsley, thyme, green onions, flour, salt, pepper, and 1/4 cup of the parmesan cheese.
  • Place the remaining 1/4 cup of parmesan in a wide shallow bowl, Using 1/4 cup as your guide, divide the potato mixture into 8-10 equal portions and form them into rounded, flattened patties.
  • Dredge the potato cakes in the parmesan and then refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the sour cream, dill, and lemon juice and season to taste with salt.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of the oil. Working in batches and adding more oil as you need it, cook the potato cakes until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Garnish with the dill crema and serve warm.


Calories: 1262kcalCarbohydrates: 129gProtein: 44gFat: 65gSaturated Fat: 37gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 350mgSodium: 2314mgPotassium: 1936mgFiber: 10gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 2975IUVitamin C: 120mgCalcium: 931mgIron: 6mg
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