Crisp Potato Cakes with Gruyère Cheese
Chef Ana Sortun of Oleana, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, uses cold mashed potatoes and melting cheese to give these crunchy cakes a tender filling. Chef Holiday Recipes Made EasyPlus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips
For the mashed potatoes in this recipe, boil 1 1/2 pounds of peeled Yukon gold potatoes until tender, about 20 to 30 minutes. Drain the potatoes, mash them with a fork or in a potato ricer and season them with salt and pepper. Chill the mashed potatoes in the refrigerator before making the cakes.