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Llapingachos Ecuatorianos (Ecuadorean Potato-And-Cheese Patties)

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READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and potatoes in a saucepan, and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain, and mash with a potato masher until smooth.
  4. Cool.
  5. Add cheese, green onions, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper to potato mixture, stirring well.
  6. Divide potato mixture into 6 balls (about 1/2 cup per ball).
  7. Flatten balls into 1/2-inch-thick patties (about 3-inch diameter).
  8. Place on a baking sheet; cover and refrigerate 20 minutes or until firm.
  9. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  10. Place potato-and-cheese patties in pan; cook 5 minutes or until bottoms are browned.
  11. Turn patties; cook 3 minutes.
  12. Top patties with tomato and red onion.

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