Potato Polpettes Recipe

Potato Polpettes Recipe


These polpettes are delicious, with a tangy, crunchy flavour full of potato goodness!

Makes 16-18 | Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes (plus 30 mins for chilling)


  • 500g Potatoes
  • 115g Feta Cheese
  • 4 Spring Onions (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 15ml (or 1 tbspn) Lemon Juice
  • 1 tspn Salt
  • 1 tspn Ground Black Pepper
  • Flour (for dipping)


  • Boil the potatoes in lightly salted for approx 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft when a metal skewer is inserted into their centre.
  • Drain the water and allow the potatoes to cool.
  • While the potatoes are still warm, peel the skin off, and mash the potatoes in a large bowl.
  • Add the spring onions, dill, egg, lemon juice, salt and pepper to the bowl of mashed potatoes.
  • Crumble the feta cheese into the bowl and mix everything well.
  • Cover and chill the mixture for at least 30 minutes (so it is easier to shape the polpettes).
  • Shape the mixture (into walnut shaped balls) and dip into the flour to coat them.
  • Fry in oil until golden brown.

Serve and enjoy đŸ™‚

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