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Zesty Potato Patties

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Zesty Potato Patties
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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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.
Updated Jan 11, 2011
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Shirley Fleming
Sacramento, California

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

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    *For stiffer potatoes, stir in a few more flakes.

Nutrition Information

220 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Patty
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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