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Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Sacramento, California

Zesty Potato Patties

Add these cheesy potato patties made with Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa to your meal - a perfect side dish to complement your Mexican cuisine night.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1 cup Hungry Jack® Mashed Potato Flakes
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1
teaspoon chicken or beef-flavor instant bouillon
1
teaspoon dried cilantro leaves or parsley flakes
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1
egg
1
cup milk
1/4
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
2
tablespoons margarine or butter

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Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine potato flakes, cheese, flour, bouillon, cilantro and baking powder; mix well.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg with fork. Stir in milk and salsa. Add to potato mixture; stir just until combined. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.*
  • 3 Melt margarine in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Drop potato mixture by 1/2 cupfuls into skillet. Spread each to form 4-inch round. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Serve warm.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine potato flakes, cheese, flour, bouillon, cilantro and baking powder; mix well.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg with fork. Stir in milk and salsa. Add to potato mixture; stir just until combined. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.*
  • 3 Melt margarine in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Drop potato mixture by 1/2 cupfuls into skillet. Spread each to form 4-inch round. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Serve warm.

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*For stiffer potatoes, stir in a few more flakes.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Patty
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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