Irish Potato Cakes

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
500g mashed potato
45g flour
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
Salt
  1.    Combine 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes, a heaping 1/3 cup flour, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs in a bowl; knead until smooth.    
  2. Season with salt and pepper. Divide into 4 balls on a floured surface and flatten each into a 3-inch patty.    
  3. Melt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the patties and cook until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side, adding more butter to the pan as needed. Season with salt.