Serves 6PANCAKES     adjust servings

Mashed Potato Pancakes

Prep Time 5 MINUTES Prep Time
Cook Time 10 MINUTES Cook Time
Total Time 15 mins Total Time


  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced (optional)
  • olive oil or vegetable oil, as needed


  1. Mix together mashed potatoes, eggs, flour, and green onions until evenly combined.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  3. Drop batter onto the hot skillet in 6 mounds (about a scant 1/2 cup each). Cook until golden brown on the first side, about 4 minutes, then flip and cook until cooked through, another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Serve topped with sauteed veggies and a fried egg for breakfast or as an alternative for latkes as an appetizer.


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