These patties made with potatoes, spinach and Parmigiano cheese are super tasty.

Makes 6 cakes, Preparation 10 mins, Cooking 15 to 20 mins.

  • 500g fresh or frozen spinach
  • 3 medium-sized peeled potatoes
  • 2 free-range eggs, beaten
  • half onion or 1 shallot, finely sliced
  • Grated Parmigiano cheese, 1 heaped tablespoon + a sprinkle
  • salt, to taste
  • EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tablespoons + a drizzle for the moulds
  • breadcrumbs, to taste


Dice the potatoes, boil them in plenty of unsalted water. Drain, mash with a potato masher or fork, place in a bowl, leave to cool down.

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil, fry the onion or shallot for a few minutes, add the chopped spinach and cook until soft. Place in a bowl and add the beaten eggs, mashed potatoes, a tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese, pinch of salt and mix.

Preheat the oven to 180°/ F 350 / Gas 4.

Oil and dust single-portion moulds or muffin tins with breadcrumbs and fill them with the potato and spinach mixture. Sprinkle with grated Parmigiano cheese.

Bake in a static oven for 15-20 minutes, wait a few minutes before removing from the moulds and serving.


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