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Potato Cakes with Creamy Onion Potato Sauce

By Paula Deen


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Love & Best Dishes

Difficulty: Medium

Prep time: 1 hour

Cook time: 30 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. IN a medium bowl, stir together potatoes, ¼ cup flour, egg, salt, and pepper. Shape mixture into 8 patties.

In a small bowl, whisk together bread crumbs and remaining ¼ cup flour. Dredge patties in bread crumb mixture to coat.

Fry patties until golden brown, 1 to 1 ½ minutes per side. Serve immediately with Creamy Sweet Onion Potato Sauce (recipe follows).

Creamy Sweet Onion Potato Sauce
Makes about 2 cups

1 cup diced sweet onion
1 cup mayonnaise
¼ cup sour cream
Salt, to taste

In a small bowl, stir together onion, mayonnaise, sour cream, and salt, and refrigerate until ready to use. Serve over potatoes. Garnish with parsley if desired.