Potato Cakes

Potato Cakes Photo: Oxmoor House


  • 2 (1-pound, 4-ounce) packages refrigerated mashed potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup matzo meal
  • Cooking spray


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 16 portions, using about 1/3 cup in each portion. Pat each portion into a 4-inch diameter cake; place on wax paper.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat both sides of each cake with cooking spray; place in batches in pan. Reduce heat to medium; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan, and place on wax paper. Cool completely.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 80
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 9%
Fat per serving: 0.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 1.8g
Carbohydrate per serving: 17g
Fiber per serving: 1.3g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.3mg
Sodium per serving: 187mg
Calcium per serving: 11mg

Good to Know

Dress up plain potato cakes with vegetables for a healthier, more filling meal.

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