Mashed Potato Cakes with Spinach and Cheese
Recipe type: Side
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  1. Add cooked mashed potatoes to a large bowl. Set aside. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion. Sautee for 5 minutes.
  2. Add spinach and continue sautéing until spinach is wilted. Add spinach mixture to mashed potatoes. Stir to combine.
  3. Thoroughly mix the remaining ingredients plus 1 cup of panko crumbs, placing the rest of the panko in a shallow dish.
  4. Preheat oven to 350. Form potato mixture into small cakes, coat them in the panko, ad then transfer cakes to a nonstick baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mashed potato mixture.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until cakes are browned on top. Serve immediately.
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