Potato and Chive Cakes

Potato and Chive Cakes

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Servings: 8 cakes
Calories: 75


  • 8 oz potatoes peeled and diced
  • 3 1/2 oz plain white flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 egg separated
  • low fat cooking spray
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook the potatoes in lightly salted, boiling water; until tender Drain and mash them thoroughly. Allow to cool for 10 minutes and then beat in the flour; salt, chives, black pepper and egg yolk.
  • Whisk the egg white until it forms soft peaks and fold it into the potato mixture. Divide the mixture into eight and shape into rough circles.
  • Spray a heavy based, non stick frying pan with low fat cooking spray and heat gently. Cook the potato cakes over a medium to low heat for 5 minutes on each side, until they are golden and cooked through.
  • tip: These make an excellent breakfast treat, serve them with grilled mushrooms or grilled tomatoes, or even top with a poached egg.
Calories: 75 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Sodium: 155 mg
Potassium: 142 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 63 IU
Vitamin C: 6 mg
Calcium: 9 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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