These savory potato waffles can be made quickly and are a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes. A waffle iron is required. These are potato pancakes, also known as. These are similar to latkes but without the grease and calories of pan-frying. They are usually served with chicken or fish and sauteed apples.


  • Two tablespoons butter
  • One onion, chopped
  • One tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • Two large eggs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Stir in the garlic and onion. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to heat a waffle iron.
  3. Mix the onion, mashed potatoes, and eggs in a large bowl. Stir until well combined.
  4. Place 1/4 to 1/2 cup batter, depending on the size of your waffle iron, into the middle of your waffle iron. Close the lid. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.