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Potato cakes with leeks and tuna

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
My dad liked to do potato cakes with the left over mashed potatoes, a recipe shown to him by his dad. In reality you can mix whatever you want into the mashed potato, all you need is the potato and an egg. I don´t use traditional mesurements.


  • 1 big potato
  • 1 large leek
  • 1 onion
  • tuna (to your liking)
  • 1-2 eggs (to hold the mix)
  • grated cheese (to your liking)
  • pinch of salt
  • pich of pepper
  • flour
  • oil
  • butter


  • STEP 1
    Peel the potatoes, chop the onion and leek and put them on to boil. There isn't any need to chop the onion finely.
  • STEP 2
    When the potatoes are cooked strain them then mash them all together using the butter to make it creamy. Add the tuna, cheese, eggs, salt and pepper and mash again.
  • STEP 3
    Heat oil in a frying pan until sizling. Using the flour make the cakes to the shape and size of your liking and cook them in the frying pan until brown and crispy.

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