Pan Fried Potato Cakes

The Inn at Grace Farm

117 Highbridge Road , Fairfax, VT 05454 USA


  • 4 cups Shredded Potatoes
  • 1 2/3 teaspoons all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese, (swiss, parmesan, or gruyere)
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • pinch freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Tuscan Seasoning
  • fresh chives, chopped for garnish


  1. Saute onions using about 1 tsp of the butter (or olive oil)
  2. In a bowl combine potatoes, flour, salt and pepper, cheese, onion and optional basil, oregano, rosemary.
  3. In a non stick pan melt 2 Tbs butter over medium heat Add two 1/4 cup mounds of potato mixture. After a few minutes, press down and shape potatoes gently with spatula. Cook until the potatoes are tender and the bottom is crispy and brown. About 10 minutes.
  4. Add 1 Tbs butter to the pan. Turn over the cakes. Cook until other side is crispy and brown.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and let stand 2-3 minutes. Slide potato cakes onto serving plate. Continue cooking the rest of the potato mixture the same way. Garish with chives.
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Pan Fried Potato Cakes