large red potatoes (about 500 g net of scraps)
Mozzarella for pizza
Extra virgin olive oil
Pan-fried potato cake is a delicious and tasty second course that the whole family will love. It can be prepared in just a few minutes and is an exceptional fridge emptyer : we filled it with cooked ham and mozzarella, but you can vary the cured meats and cheeses according to your tastes or what you have available at home. For an impeccable final result, use red potatoes and, once finely grated, take care to squeeze them well, so that they lose most of their vegetation water. The only difficulty with this cake is when you have to turn it upside down but, if you have a double omelet pan available, it will be child’s play. You can also prepare it invegetarian version , eliminating the ham. Find out how to do it by following our simple recipe step by step.
How to make pan-fried potato cake
Peel the potatoes, grate them with a grater with large holes1and then season them with a pinch of salt.
Squeeze them well, to eliminate as much vegetation water as possible2and then dry them carefully.
Incorporate the flour3and add, to taste, a pinch of minced rosemary.
Heat a drizzle of oil in a non-stick pan, then spread half the potato mixture on the bottom4.
Stuffed with ham and mozzarella, cut into slices5.
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