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Appetizers, Mains, Quick and Easy

St. Patrick's cakes

St. Patrick's cakes
Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times
Total time: 50 minutes | Makes 4 cakes
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes, room temperature
  • 1 cup chopped corned beef
  • 12 chives, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons flour, plus extra for dusting board
  • Salt, pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish or to taste

Step 1Melt 2 tablespoons butter over low heat in skillet. Add cabbage and saute until just wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 2Combine potatoes, corned beef, cabbage, chives and flour until thoroughly blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Place mixture on floured board and divide into 4 cakes, patting both sides of each cake with flour.

Step 3Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter on griddle. Brown cakes, turning once, about 5 minutes per side.

Step 4Combine sour cream and horseradish. Top each cake with dollop of horseradish-sour cream sauce.


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