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Spinach and Garlic Potato Patties

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WW Freestyle: 4
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Delicious and flavorful Patties made with a mixture of potatoes, spinach and garlic.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 96


  • 1 pound potatoes (about 4 medium-sized potatoes), boiled, peeled and quartered
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 bag 8 to 10 ounces baby spinach
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 2 cups panko crumbs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil , for frying (add more as needed)


  • Yogurt
  • Sour Cream
  • Soy Sauce


  • Combine prepared potatoes and milk in a large mixing bowl; using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until translucent.
  • Add spinach and garlic to skillet; season with salt and pepper and continue to cook for 2 more minutes, or until spinach is wilted.
  • Remove from heat and add spinach mixture to the potatoes.
  • Stir in cheese and lemon juice.
  • Add egg and panko/bread crumbs; stir until thoroughly combined and smooth.
  • Shape the mixture into patties.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  • Working in batches, fry each patty on both sides until golden brown; about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  • Transfer potato patties to a paper towel–lined plate.
  • Serve with yogurt, sour cream, soy sauce, etc...


Serve as a side dish or an appetizer with dipping sauces.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Garlic Potato Patties
Amount Per Serving (1 patty)
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 143mg6%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1395IU28%
Vitamin C 7.7mg9%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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