Potato cutlets: recipes

Potato cutlets: recipes

Who doesn't love potatoes! Dish made of it has become the second bread on our table and it is cooked almost every day in different variations.

So there are often situations when there is yesterday's mashed potatoes in the fridge and you do not know what to do with it - a great solution is to cook potato cutlets. Recipes for this dish are considered to be very simple and economical. The main thing is that they will help to give new life to yesterday's dish or just diversify the usual dishes of potatoes.

With moderate consumption of potatoes from it you can get necessary for the body potassium, B vitamins, ascorbic acid, calcium, magnesium iron and selenium.

Mashed potato cutlets

Potato cutlets with greens

Before you one of the simplest recipes for the preparation of this dish, which includes only the most necessary ingredients, almost always available at hand in the refrigerator.

You will need:

  • Mashed potatoes - 1 kg;
  • Egg - 1 egg;
  • Flour - 2 tablespoons;
  • Sunflower oil - 3-4 tablespoons;
  • Salt - to taste;
  • Crushed breadcrumbs for crumbling - as much as necessary.


  1. Use chilled mashed potatoes that are left in the refrigerator from yesterday.
  2. Beat egg, add flour and salt. Stir cubes.
  3. With wet hands make dough pieces for cutlets.
  4. Sprinkle enough breadcrumbs on top.
  5. Fry on a dry pan with non-stick coating for a few minutes on one side, then turn over the cutlets with wooden spatulas and fry a couple more minutes on the other side.

Potato cutlets with onions

Potato cutlets with onion

You will need:

  • Potatoes - 1.5 kg;
  • Onion - 2 pcs;
  • Carrots - 1 pc;
  • Eggs - 3 pcs;
  • Flour - 2-3 tablespoons;
  • Vegetable oil - 3-4 tbsp;
  • Salt - to taste;
  • Sour cream - to serve.


  1. Boil all vegetables, except onions, in the skin until tender, cool and peel.

Interesting: Potatoes boiled with their peel retain maximum vitamins in the heat treatment.

  1. Fry the onion chopped very finely.
  2. Place potatoes and carrots in the bowl of a blender and puree. Beat eggs in it, add flour. Season with salt and stir.
  3. Form oval flat cutlets and fry them in oil on both sides until nicely browned.
  4. Serve as a vegetable side dish with meat dishes.

Potato cutlets with mushrooms in the oven

Potato cutlets with mushrooms

You will need:

  • Peeled potatoes - 800 g;
  • Onions - 200 gr;
  • Champignons - 350 gr;
  • Egg - 1 egg;
  • Flour - 20 gr;
  • Garlic - 1 clove;
  • Low fat cream - 3 tablespoons.
  • Sunflower oil - 5 tbsp;
  • Bread crumbs - for coating;
  • Fresh parsley or coriander leaves - for serving;
  • Salt and pepper - to taste.

Cooking steps:

  1. Boil the potatoes and mash them into a thick purée while they are still hot.
  2. Wash the mushrooms, wipe them with a paper towel. Cut it into thin slices.
  3. Finely chop the garlic with a sharp knife.
  4. Peel and finely chop the onion into small cubes. Mix the two types of oil and heat in a frying pan. Sauté onions and add mushrooms. After the excess liquid has evaporated, fry the mushrooms until brown. Add cream and garlic and stir to combine.
  5. Mix mashed potatoes, onion, egg and flour. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to mix.
  6. Wet your hands with water and make a patty out of the mashed potatoes, put the mushroom filling inside and close the patty. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  7. Lightly oil a baking pan and arrange the meatballs. Put into hot oven and cook for half an hour at 180 degrees.

Serve hot, garnished with parsley leaves. A mushroom cream sauce will go well here.

Raw potato cutlets in breadcrumbs

Cutlets of raw potatoes

You will need:

  • Potatoes - 6 pieces;
  • Milk - ½ cup;
  • Flour - 1 tbsp;
  • Egg - 1 piece;
  • Salt - a quarter of a teaspoon;
  • Onion - 2 pcs;
  • Crumbs - for breading;
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons.


  1. Clean and wash the tubers of potatoes. Grate potatoes on a fine grater.
  2. Squeeze it out to remove the potato juice.
  3. Bring the milk to the boil and add to the grated potatoes.
  4. Whisk the egg and add to the potatoes. Season with salt to taste. Stir in the flour and make a homogeneous mixture.
  5. Wet your hands with water and make cutlets, roll in crushed breadcrumbs.
  6. Cook cutlets in a frying pan with plenty of hot oil.

Prepare potato cutlets according to one of the recipes presented in our article and you will see that both adults and children will eat them with pleasure.

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