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Blue Cheese Potato Cakes

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“From Denis Cotter of Cafe Paradiso. Adapted from the New Irish Table.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 12-15 minutes.
  2. Drain and mash.
  3. Melt butter in a small skillet over low heat.
  4. Cook chives and garlic for 1-2 minutes, or until soft.
  5. Stir into potatoes.
  6. Add nutmeg, salt, pepper, dill and parsley.
  7. Cool potatoes completely.
  8. Stir in cheese and egg yolk. The cheese should still be in lumps throughout the potatoes.
  9. Shape into 12 patties.
  10. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
  11. Beat eggs and milk together.
  12. Dip patties in flour, then in egg mixture, and finally in bread crumbs.
  13. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  14. Cook patties until browned, 3-5 minutes on each side.
  15. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.
  16. These can be made in advance and reheated for a few minutes in a 250°F oven.

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