To make this dish extra special, top the cooked potato cakes with a spoonful of your favorite mayonnaise (we prefer the nutty flavor of soy mayonnaise), sour cream, or ranch dressing. A sprinkling of chopped chives or finely
Nutty Potato Cakes Recipe
115 gram (4oz) potatoes (alternatively use sweet potatoes)
A knob of butter
A little milk.
15-gram mixed nuts, finely ground.
10-gram sunflower seeds, finely ground (alternatively use pumpkin) – Dry roast the sunflower seeds until golden before grinding.
1 spring onion, finely chopped.
Freshly ground black pepper.
Wholemeal flour, for coating.
Vegetable oil for frying.
Method of preparation
|Peel the potatoes and cut into pieces. Cook in a pan of boiling water until just soft.|
|Drain and mash the potatoes with butter and milk to a creamy consistency.|
|Add the nuts, seeds spring onion and pepper to taste, mixing well if necessary, add a little more milk at this stage to give a soft texture which holds together.|
|From the mixture into 2 round cakes.|
|Coat with flour and fry quickly in a frying pan in a little oil until golden brown on both sides.|
|Drain on absorbent kitchen paper and serve hot with a green salad and sliced tomatoes in an oil and fresh basil dressing.|