Give the humble potato a delicious makeover with Silvena Rowe’s easy recipes
It’s comfort-food heaven – we give the humble potato a delicious makeover.
Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 30 mins Serves 4 800g Desiree potatoes, peeled and cut into 5cm pieces 200g turkey ham, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped, plus extra to garnish 1 1/2 tsp hot English mustard 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs Olive oil, for frying Mixed salad and mayonnaise, to serve
1 Place potatoes in a large pan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl and mash. 2 Add turkey ham, egg, spring onions, parsley and mustard to potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir until combined. 3 Divide the mixture into 2cm thick patties and lightly coat each patty in breadcrumbs. 4 Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan. When hot, cook the potato cakes in batches for 5 minutes each side or until golden and warmed through. 5 Serve with salad and mayonnaise, garnished with parsley.