Potato Fritters with Chives

This is the perfect comforting and delicious recipe for using up leftover mashed potatoes. These Potato Fritters with Chives are creamy with a golden crust. Serve the fritters as a satisfying side dish that is made vegetarian and gluten-free.


– prepared mashed potatoes, chilled – flour  – fresh chopped chives – sea salt –  olive oil, for cooking the fritters – Sour cream (optional, for dipping)

In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, ½ cup of the flour, egg, chives, and sea salt.

Step 1

Use a spatula to mix the ingredients together to make the fritter batter. Add up to 2 extra tablespoons of the flour until your fritter batter is thick enough that it will stick together.

Step 2

Then, use your hands to form 12 fritters. Pat them down so they look like small and thin burger patties. Place the formed fritters on a plate.

Step 3

In a large nonstick skillet, heat up oil.  Then, carefully place as many fritters as you can in the pan without them overlapping. 

Step 4

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