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Cheesy potato cakes with bacon and sausages

Bacon Wrapped Sausages with Cheesy Potato Cakes

Cheesy Potato Cakes

Serves 4


Cheesy potato cakes

450g Red Tractor potatoes, peeled and chopped

8 Red Tractor pork sausages

4 Red Tractor rashers streaky bacon, halved

4 Red Tractor tomatoes, halved

3 Red Tractor courgettes, thinly sliced lengthways

Knob of Red Tractor butter

25g Red Tractor Cheddar cheese, grated

2tbsp chopped Red Tractor parsley

3tbsp seasoned flour

2tbsp olive oil




1. Pre-heat the grill. Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, using the rounded blade of a knife, stretch the bacon halves to nearly double their length. Wrap the sausages in a rasher of bacon and grill for 20 minutes, turning occasionally.

3. Add the tomatoes to the grill pan and cook for 15 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, heat a griddle pan, sear the courgette slices for 3 minutes on each side, transfer to a dish and keep hot with the sausages and tomatoes.

5. Drain the potatoes and mash with the butter, cheese and parsley. Allow to cool and shape into 12 patties, coat in the seasoned flour.

6. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and sizzle the patties for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden.

Serve the potato cakes with the sausages, courgettes and tomatoes.

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Cheesy Potato Cakes

The Pramshed

Originally posted 2012-08-15 15:48:50.

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