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Ham and Cheese Potato Cakes - (Free Recipe below)

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Ham and Cheese Potato Cakes

Yield: 12 cakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

2 cups cold mashed potatoes
1 1/2 cups flour, more as needed
1 cup grated Grand Cru cheese
1 tablespoon chopped chives
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup ham, diced
1/2 sweet onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
vegetable oil, for frying

Directions:

In a large bowl, stir together the mashed potatoes, flour, cheese, and eggs.
If you're using leftover mashed potatoes that had a lot of milk in them, you will likely need to add more flour until the mixture is thick and workable. You should be able to take a ball of dough in your hand and press it into a patty without it sticking to your hands. Add flour until it reaches this consistency. Alternately, if the dough is too thick and dry, add milk one tablespoon at a time until it reaches the right consistency.
Once your dough is the right consistency, stir in the ham, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add just enough oil to lightly cover the bottom of the skillet.
When the oil is hot, take a golf ball sized ball of dough and press into a patty. Place in the skillet. Repeat with the rest of the dough, being sure not to crowd the pan.
Cook for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
Drain on a paper towel lined sheet.
Sprinkle with extra cheese and chives before serving.


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