Stuffed Potato Cakes

Indulge in these delicious stuffed potato cakes that are crispy on the outside, filled with savory ground beef, onions, and gooey melted cheddar cheese. This recipe offers a delightful twist on traditional potato dishes, making it a perfect choice for a comforting meal or a tasty snack.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

These stuffed potato cakes are a satisfying and flavorful treat that combines the creaminess of potatoes with the richness of seasoned ground beef and the gooeyness of melted cheddar cheese. They are easy to make and perfect for sharing with family and friends.


  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, mix grated potatoes with salt. Squeeze out excess moisture.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pan and form potato patties, frying until golden brown. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan, cook ground beef until browned. Add onions, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook until onions are translucent.
  4. Place a spoonful of the beef mixture on a potato patty, top with shredded cheese, and cover with another patty, sealing the edges.
  5. Fry the stuffed potato cakes until crispy and golden on both sides.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy the cheesy, beefy goodness!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Kcal: 420 per serving


Store any leftover stuffed potato cakes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or a toaster oven for best results.

Recipe Tips

  • You can customize these stuffed potato cakes by adding your favorite herbs or spices to the beef mixture for extra flavor.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can substitute the ground beef with cooked lentils or mushrooms.
  • Make a big batch and freeze the uncooked stuffed potato cakes for a quick and convenient meal option. Just thaw and fry when ready to eat.

Enjoy these delicious stuffed potato cakes as a hearty meal or a tasty appetizer that will surely impress your taste buds!

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