Relleno de Papa Patties / Stuffed Potato Patties

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Feb. 07, 2011


For the potatoes
Potatoes 3 Medium , boiled, peeled
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
The filling
Basic meat filling 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Picadillo)
For coating the patties
Eggs 1 Large
Milk 1 Tablespoon (1
Plain bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For frying
Oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Approximately 1/4 inch in the pan for frying)



1. Boil, peel and mash potatoes. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set this aside.

2. In a small bowl, beat the egg and add a tbsp of milk to it. Beat well and set aside.

3. Line a large plate with paper towel and set aside.


4. Take about 1 1/2 tbsp of the mashed potato mixture, roll into a ball using your hands. Flatten ball into a disc shape.

5. Add a little bit (about a tsp of the meat filling) in the center of the flattened potato ball, and tightly closed into a firm patty.

6. Coat the prepared patties with the egg and milk mixture and then the breadcrumbs.

7. Heat up a pan to medium/high with about 1/4-inch of oil, fry the prepared patties (flipping sides) until both sides are golden brown.

8. Remove the fried patties onto the paper towel lined plate.


9. Serve as an appetizer or as part of a main meal. These patties can also be eaten on a burger bun as a sandwich. The patties go well with salad, rice and beans, a side dish to soup or it can be enjoyed alone as a snack.


If patty gets dry and cracks, wet hand in water --this will make the patty easier to work with.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 558Calories from Fat 340

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 625 mg26.04%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet