How to make it

  • Cook the potatoes in a large pan of lightly salted until softish, some 10 Minutes or so;
  • Drain, dry out a bit and beat to a smooth but firm mash with a little milk, egg yolk and salt and pepper;
  • Set aside to cool:
  • In a frying pan, large enough to take the potato cakes, on medium heat, spray in some oil, add the bacon and fry, turning occasionally until crispy but not burnt;
  • Remove from pan, drain on kitchen towel and break into little bits;
  • Set aside;
  • In same pan, add butter with some spray and leeks and, on low medium heat, sautée for some 5 to 6 minutes or so until softened a bit;
  • Season to taste, remove from heat and Set aside;
  • In a large bowl, add all the ingredients with the cheese, combine everything together, season and roll into balls of desired size; roll the balls in bread crumbs and form into burger shapes.
  • Using oil/fats left in pan place burgers in the pan, on low/medium heat, and cook steadily until browned underneath; add more oil if necessary;
  • Spray top of burger with oil, turn and cook until ready. Serve.

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  • Cherrill 6 years ago
    These sound great and will be on the menu soon. Like you, I'm retired and living in Spain (Pizarra is 40mins north of Malaga) and I very much enjoy experimenting with all the wonderfully fresh produce here. Great post, thank you.
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  • RetiredChampagnetime 6 years ago
    Great sounding flavors!!
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