Potato Recipes

Potato Boxty recipe

This potato dish is a traditional Irish side dish. Serve it up at breakfast or with any meat dish.


  • 225g cooked potatoes
  • 225g raw potatoes
  • 350ml buttermilk
  • 200g flour
  • 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
  • Salt and pepper
  • Butter to fry

Method of Preparation:

  1. Grate the raw potatoes and mash the cooked potatoes with a fork.

  2. Add the buttermilk, flour, bicarb, salt and pepper, and stir well.

  3. Heat the butter in a frying pan. Meanwhile, make patties from the potato mixture.

  4. Fry the patties in the butter until golden brown and crispy on both sides.

Try serving these cakes with grilled bacon, mushrooms and scrambled eggs in place of hash browns for breakfast. This recipe serves about four to six people depending on the size you make the patties.

Author: Laura Young.

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225gabout 8 oz (7.936425 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
350mlabout 1 ½ cups (1.4794 cups based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
200gabout 7 oz (7.0546 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)


Published: May 3, 2011
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