7 Unexpected Ways To Use Potatoes

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7 Unexpected Ways To Use Potatoes

It is convenient to grease the pan with oil when frying pancakes with cut potatoes, masks are made from boiled hot potatoes for hardened heels, raw potato juice will help to cope with an ulcer ...

It is convenient to grease the pan with oil when frying pancakes with cut potatoes, masks are made from boiled hot potatoes for hardened heels, raw potato juice will help to cope with an ulcer ... And yet, it is better to just eat potatoes! We offer 7 new original recipes with potatoes. We will use potatoes instead of white bread, burger buns, and will also make them the main ingredient in making candy truffles and chocolate cake!

So, let's make a cake and delicious truffles from yesterday's mashed potatoes, make a burger and a potato sandwich, bake crispy potato balls and tortillas with garlic for a snack! We will not run away from our favorite french fries. True, the recipe will also be unusual! Look!

1. Burger with potato "bun"


Bulba burger or potato burger is perfect for a hearty dinner. Draniki instead of a bun, fried meat, cheese, fresh vegetables and your favorite sauce... Mmm, delicious!

You will find a master class for cooking a potato burger at the end of the article about fake dishes >>>

2. Potato sandwich


Prepare your favorite sandwich ingredients: sausage, vegetables, cheese, sauces. Rinse a couple of large potatoes, cut lengthwise and boil until half cooked. Then make small indentations in the potato halves with a spoon and bake in the oven until golden brown. It remains only to collect sandwiches and eat! Enjoy!

Potato Sandwich Recipe with Photo >>>

3. French fries on a fine grater


A Korean carrot grater will help you cut thin and long strips of potatoes! And we'll deep-fry it. In the finished fries, add a mixture of salt and spices to your taste. You can even divide the potatoes into different bowls and mix with different spices. Everything is ready for watching a movie in the company!

See how to cook french fries on a fine grater >>>

4. Potato balls


For crispy donut balls, we need boiled potatoes, hard cheese, an egg, flour and breadcrumbs. Three potatoes and cheese on a grater, mix all the ingredients in a bowl and coat in breadcrumbs. Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with your favorite sauces!

Step by step recipe for making potato balls >>>

5. Garlic potatoes


From jacket-boiled potatoes, garlic and rosemary, you can make a wonderful cake. It will be an excellent addition to okroshka or cold (beetroot on kefir). You can also serve this budget cake as an independent snack, with sour cream, for example.

Step by step recipe for awesome garlic potatoes >>>

6. Chocolate cake with mashed potatoes


For convenience, choose a glass from your collection and use it to measure ingredients.

Cake base ingredients:

1 3/4 cups flour; 1 1/2 tsp soda (extinguish with lemon juice); 1/2 tsp salt; 1/2 1 1/2 cup sugar; 110 g butter at room temperature; 2 eggs at room temperature; 1 cup low-fat cream; 1 tsp vanillin; 3/4 cup warm mashed potatoes; 100 g melted and slightly chilled baking chocolate.


100 g butter at room temperature; 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar; 50 g of melted and chilled chocolate; 2 tbsp cream or milk.

For decoration, cherry or confectionery topping is perfect.

Let's prepare the dough first.

Turn on the oven to heat up to 180 degrees. Grease and flour a baking dish. In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar until white. Add eggs, cream, vanilla and beat again. Then pour in the chocolate and add the mashed potatoes. Mix with a spatula until smooth. It remains to add flour, soda and vanilla, and mix well again. 

Put the dough into the form. Bake 30-45 minutes until dry match or toothpick.

For cream, beat butter with powdered sugar, then add chocolate and cream, mix until smooth. Pour the finished chilled cake with potatoes. Decorate. Enjoy!

7. Potato truffles with chocolate


To prepare a luxurious dessert, you will need yesterday's puree, chocolate chips and 10 minutes of your time!

Ingredients for Potato Truffles:

1/2 cup cooled mashed potatoes 1 cup chocolate chips (grated chocolate or so-called chips); 1/2 tsp vanillin; 1/2 cup any topping (cocoa powder, chopped nuts, powdered sugar, or confectionery sprinkles)

Melt the chocolate in a water bath. Stir frequently until completely melted. Remove from heat and add mashed potatoes and vanilla. Stir until you can do this; such a cool mass will turn out. Then send it to the refrigerator for 30 minutes. After half an hour, roll the balls out of the cooled dough (take a tablespoon of the potato-chocolate mass and roll it out in your hands). Roll each ball in your chosen topping. Place the truffles on a parchment-lined tray and refrigerate. Store these sweets in the refrigerator for a week.

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