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Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes Recipe

Use your leftover mashed potatoes to make mashed potato pancakes! Soft and fluffy with a crispy outside.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Bushrah @ Recipestable


  • 2 cups leftover mashed Potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 green onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese optional
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon herb seasoning
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

For Garnishing

  • green onion thinly sliced
  • sour cream or garlic mayo


  • In a mixing bowl, combine together the mashed potatoes, eggs, cheese, flour and green onions.
  • Season with salt, pepper and herb seasoning.
  • Mix well.
  • Heat a large nonstick pan over medium high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Drop 1/4 cup of the batter onto the hot pan in 6 mounds and cook until golden brown on the first side, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Then flip and cook until cooked through, another 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and keep warm.
  • Heat the remaining oil and cook the rest of the pancakes.
  • Garnish pancakes with chopped green onion.
  • Serve with sour cream or garlic mayo if desired.


Serving Suggestions:
They can be topped with sour cream, roasted chicken bits, sautéed veggies, ketchup, sausage and eggs, basically anything you might have handy!