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Pratie Cakes

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Category: Side Dishes, Diabetic, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Potatoes; mashed (fresh or
  • -prefared from flakes)
  • 1/2 c All-purpose flour; unsifted
  • (reserve some 1 tb to flour-
  • Ing board)
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Onion; finely chopped
  • 2 tb Margarine;


Turn mashed potatoes into a large bowl. Add flour, salt, and onion.
Mix thoroughly with hands and fingers until completely mixed and
smooth. Pat on a lightly floured board until 1/2 inch thick. Cut
with a 3-inch cookie cutter. Place on a cookie sheet, cover lightly
with waxed paper, and chill in refrigerator until just before
cooking. To cook, use 1 tablespoon margarine at a time. Melt
margarine in a large frying pan or stovetop griddle. Fry cakes over
moderately hot heat, turning to brown on both sides. Serve
immediately. Food exchange per serving: 1 STARCH EXCHANGE + 1 FAT
EXCHANGE CHO: 15g; PRO: 2g; FAT: 5g; CAL: 110
Low-sodium diets: Omit salt from original mashed potatoe mixture and
from recipe.

Certain Irish folk refer to potato cakes as "praties". They are
great! Mix and shape ahead, then chill them before cooking.

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