Potato, cheese and ham cakes

Potato, cheese and ham cakes


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About this recipe: These delightful potato cakes are packed with flavour from the cheese, ham and sweetcorn. Great served with grilled tomatoes and baked beans for a comforting supper.

jean.isacke Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 450g (1 lb) floury potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 85g (3 oz) mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 110g (4 oz) thickly sliced ham, diced
  • 1 (200g) tin sweetcorn, drained
  • 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons seasoned plain flour

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:32min 

  1. Cook the potatoes in a saucepan with salted boiling water until soft. Drain and mash with butter. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan and cook and stir leek for 5 minutes until soft.
  3. Add leek to the mashed potatoes together with the cheese, ham, sweetcorn, mustard, egg and seasoning. Stir until thoroughly combined. Shape into 8 cakes.
  4. Roll cakes in seasoned flour and fry in the remaining oil for about 6 minutes, turning once. Pat dry on kitchen paper and serve two cakes per person.

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