Potato cakes with meat from yesterday's mashed potatoes: a simple recipe for a hearty dish

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for cheesecakes
Recipe for cheesecakes. Source: screenshot from the cook's video on YouTube

If you want to throw away yesterday's mashed potatoes, don't rush, because they can be used to make delicious, satisfying dishes such as zrazy, pies and cutlets. And if you experiment a little, adding just a few unusual ingredients, you can get an original, delicious dish.

What to cook with potatoes

Cook Olga Matviy shared a recipe for delicious potato pancakes with meat on her YouTube channel, which always turn out well (to watch the video, scroll to the end).


  • Boiled potatoes - 5 pcs.
Mashed potatoes
  • Onion - 2 pcs.
  • Egg - 1 pc.
Mashed potatoes
  • Flour - 2 tbsp. spoons with a slide
  • Minced chicken - 250 g
Minced meat for a dish
  • Pork neck - 150 g
  • Lard - 200 g
  • Cheese - 200 g
Hard cheese
  • Salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Heat the potatoes if they are mashed yesterday, and mash them well if they are fresh.

Potato dough

2. Add the egg, salt, and pepper and mix well with a spoon.

Add flour to the dough

3. Add the flour and knead into a smooth dough.

Ready-made dough for cheesecakes

4. Dice the onion, lard, and meat (it is better to use two types of meat), and mix the onion and the minced meat.

Ready minced meat

5. Cover the baking sheet with parchment, put the dough balls, make indentations in them, and put the minced meat in them.

Minced meat and cheese cakes

6. Sprinkle grated hard cheese on top.

Cooking cheesecakes

7. Put the finished dish in the oven for 40 minutes at 180°C.

Cheesecakes with cottage cheese

The cheesecakes will be very satisfying, flavorful, and delicious!

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