Potato cakes with leeks

Potato cakes with leeks


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About this recipe: These potato cakes with leeks are a wonderful side dish to a variety of dishes and they go particularly well with fish and pork dishes.


Makes: 4 potato cakes

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 110g sliced leeks
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 225g mashed potato
  • 85g plain flour

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a frying pan over a medium heat, melt two tablespoons butter then add the leeks and cook and stir for 5 minutes until soft. Add the garlic and cook and stif for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and place in a mixing bowl with the potatoes. Mix well then form into 4 potato cakes.
  2. In the same frying pan melt the remaining butter. Coat the potato cakes in the flour and then fry on each side for 6 to 9 minutes until golden brown and warm through. Remove from the pan and serve hot.

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Quick, easy, tasty and a nice change from plain mash. cooked mine on a griddle and it worked really well. - 07 Apr 2015


Quick and easy to do - 11 Mar 2015

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