Mashed Potato Patties

Easy potato pancakes with leftover mashed potatoes ~ only 4 ingredients! How do you keep potato pancakes from falling apart? I'll show you!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Potatoes
Keyword Budget Friendly Meal, cheap, potatoes, quick easy recipe, side dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Shari Lynne


  • Cups •2 Mashed Potatoes
  • •1 Egg
  • Cup •1/2 Optional – Bread Crumbs Crackers (like Ritz or Club), Cereal (like crushed Corn Flakes)
  • tsp •1/2 . or less Seasoning of your Choice – Garlic Salt Italian Seasoning, Salt, Pepper


  1. Making Mashed Potato Patties is like making Meatballs…sort of….
  2. Add egg-
  3. Mix and then add Bread Crumbs/Crackers/Cereal and mix some more…
  4. Then just form into Patties like you would a hamburger
  5. Then Fry until Golden Brown