These Onion Cheddar and Bacon Potato Cakes are always a welcomed breakfast treat, and always a bit quicker to prepare if you have some leftover mashed potatoes in the fridge! Serve these with poached eggs and sausage for a terrific meal (breakfast or lunch). Optional gravy on top …
Sensationally mouthwatering combination of crispy bacon and melted cheese conquer the interior of the flat cake, while the outside texture has a soft crunchiness from being fried.
Tip: The next time you mix up some mashed potatoes for dinner, make a double batch so you’ll have leftovers to make these awesome Potato Cakes.
Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make a dozen of these delicious Onion Cheddar and Bacon Potato Cakes:
2 tbsp olive oil
1 small red onion, finely diced
3 cloves minced garlic
4 cups cold mashed potatoes
1 beaten egg
4 rounded tablespoons flour
¼ cup chopped green onion
2 tbsp chopped parsley (or other favorite herbs)
½ tsp black pepper
6 slices crisp cooked, thick cut smoked bacon, chopped
1 cup diced cheddar cheese, about a ½ inch dice or smaller
The first trick in this recipe is learning how to make them creamy on the inside, but crispy on the outside. Learn more on the next page …