Cajun seasoning and sweet peppers give this side dish a savory and sweet blend. If you like, substitute 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes for the uncooked potatoes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Wash and scrub potatoes with a soft vegetable brush. Cut into quarters. In a medium saucepan, cook potatoes, covered, in enough lightly salted boiling water to cover for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer on low speed. Let stand about 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook onion, sweet pepper, Cajun seasoning, and salt in 2 teaspoons hot oil over medium heat until onion is tender. Add to potatoes along with parsley; mix well. Shape mixture into six 1/2-inch-thick patties. Place on baking sheet. If desired, cover and chill until ready to cook.

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  • Place a very large skillet on grill side burner. In the skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat for 4 minutes. Add potato patties; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until patties are golden brown, carefully turning once. If necessary, add additional oil during cooking. Remove patties from skillet. Serve immediately or cover and keep warm. Makes 6 patties.

Nutrition Facts

114 calories; 6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 119 mg sodium. 378 mg potassium; 14 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2 g protein; 146 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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