Irish Potato Cakes

Cut down on dinner prep time with these easy potato cakes made from leftover mashed potatoes.

Dovetailing Tip: Use the 2 cups mashed potatoes the you saved from day 4.

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2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
1/3 cup flour
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs


Combine 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes, a heaping 1/3 cup flour, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs in a bowl; knead until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Divide into 4 balls on a floured surface and flatten each into a 3-inch patty. Melt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the patties and cook until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side, adding more butter to the pan as needed. Season with salt.


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