The name 'bubble and squeak' comes from
the sounds the potato and cabbage cakes make while they are cooking.
Irish Bubble and
3 cups mashed potatoes
4 cups shredded cooked cabbage
1 large egg, beaten
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
All-purpose flour for dredging
Vegetable oil for frying
Mix the potatoes with the cabbage, egg,
cheese, nutmeg and seasonings. Divide and shape into 8 patties.
Chill in the refrigerator for an hour. Just before cooking, dredge
patties in flour.
Heat 1/2-inch oil in a frying pan until
hot. Carefully slide the patties into the oil and fry on each
side for about 3 minutes or until golden and crisp. Drain on
Makes 4 servings.
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