Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes..Melt-In-Your-Mouth-Good

Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes..Melt-In-Your-Mouth-Good

Seriously I am in love with this recipe. If you have leftover mashed potatoes in your refrigerator don't waste them. With just a few ingredients you can turn them into a fabulous side dish for dinner.
You will need the following to make Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes….
Mashed potatoes.
Cheese of choice
Onion – chopped finely (green onion works too)
Salt and pepper if necessary
All purpose flour
Bread crumbs.
They are quick and easy to make and as you can see only require a handful of ingredients.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbs chopped parsley
  • Pinch of salt and black pepper
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs for dredging
  • 2 garlic cloves minced


  • In a large bowl, stir together the mashed potatoes, cheese, scallions, egg and 3 tablespoons flour until combined.
    Then divide the mixture into 8 portions. Roll each portion into a ball and flatten it into a pancake about a 1/2-inch-thick.
  •  Heat large nonstick skillet to medium-high heat, add 2 teaspoons butter and 2 teaspoons oil to the hot skillet. Place some bread crumbs in a shallow dish and dredge each pancake.
  • Fry the potato pancakes, in batches, until they're golden brown and crispy on both sides, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream, or Ranch dressing.
Keyword cheesy, mashed potato pancakes, super easy to make