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Cheesy Chile Leftover Mashed Potato Patties Recipe

Leftover mashed potatoes get turned into healthy, cheesy chile patties for a fantastic side dish or snack. 135 calories and 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 135kcal



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, 1 egg white, green chiles, Parmesan cheese and cilantro.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the remaining egg white. In a separate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs and pepper.
  • Using rounded ⅓ cup portions, form the mashed potato mixture into patties. Place the patties on a cutting board.
  • Dip each patty into the whisked eggs white, then the seasoned breadcrumbs and place on a flat surface, such as a cutting board.
  • Place the prepared baking sheet in the oven and heat for 5 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the baking sheet from the oven and quickly place the patties on the sheet.
  • Return to the oven and cook until the patties are golden brown, about 15 minutes per side.
  • Garnish with cilantro (if desired) and serve.


Weight Watchers Points: 4 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 3 (Points+)


Serving: 1Patty | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.6g | Protein: 5.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 6.3mg | Sodium: 416.4mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g