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Mashed Parmesan Potato Cakes

A gourmet way to use leftover mashed potatoes. You'll find these loaded Mashed Potato Cakes full of parmesan and spices.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 cakes
Author Paula Jones


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon green onion minced
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese can substitute your favorite cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • Serve iwth sour cream Ranch dressing or Easy Remoulade Sauce 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup crumbled bacon.
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil for cooking
  • green onion slivers for garnish


  • Mix mashed potatoes, egg, onion, cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder together.
  • Using an ice cream for uniform sizes scoop out mixture and flatten with hand to form a disc.
  • Dredge in panko bread crumbs.
  • Heat a skillet or saute' pan to med high, once hot add oil. When oil beginsn to ripple add potato cakes. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown before turning to other side. Cook another 2 to 3 minutes until second side is browned.
  • Carefully remove to platter


Serving: 2cakes