Leftover Mashed Potato Cheddar Ranch Cakes

1 cup and 3/4 leftover mashed potatoes cold
1 large egg
1/3 cup all-purpose flour + 3 Tablespoons for coating
1 Tablespoon dry Ranch seasoning mix
2/3 cup freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  1. In a large mixing bowl, stir together mashed potatoes, egg, Ranch seasoning mix, salt and pepper.
  2. Add flour and cheddar and stir until all flour is incorporated.
  3. Using a regular size ice cream scoop, form 8 balls of dough. Roll each one in additional flour, gently flattening into about 3/4″ thick patties.
  4. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat.
  5. Fry each cake on one side for about 3 minutes, until golden brown. Flip and fry the other side.
  6. Remove onto a cooling rack or paper towel lined plate.
  7. Cool slightly and serve.

Original Recipes visit: Leftover Mashed Potato Cheddar Ranch Cakes @ crunchycreamysweet.com

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