There will always be leftovers. So what to do with them that’s fun, creative and not just leftovers? These potato croquettes are one answer, if you happen to have leftover mashed potatoes. They make an equally tasty entree for breakfast or dinner. In fact, they are so yummy that you may make mashed potatoes just so you can have them. That’s okay, too.
Time to make: ~45 minutes with leftover mashed potatoes
Combine in a bowl:
- 2 servings (1½ cups) leftover mashed potatoes
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup grated cheese (your choice)
- 3 oz. cooked or smoked, flaked salmon (optional)
- 1 tbsp. parsley
- salt and pepper to taste
- enough bread crumbs to hold the mixture together
Form into 4 patties and let chill on wax paper in the freezer for around 30 minutes .Coat each patty in bread crumbs. Heat 1 tbsp. oil over medium-high. Brown each patty for 5 minutes per side.