Oil Free Baked Potato Cakes

Article written and reviewed by Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM
Published March 20, 2019

Potato cakes are one of our favorite comfort foods.

bowl with veggies, chicken and potato cakes

Yields3 ServingsCategory,
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

This healthy oil-free potato cake recipe is bursting with B vitamins to help combat daily stress.

 3 Russet potatoes, medium-sized
 1 tsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Onion powder
 1 tbsp Nutritional yeast
 1 Handful fresh basil
 Black pepper, to taste
 4 oz Tempeh
 1 Zucchini
 1 Medium tomato
 3 cups Romaine lettuce

1

Preheat oven to 200°C and line a tray with baking paper or a silicone baking mat.

2

Peel and cut potatoes into 1" cubes.

3

Boil potato cubes for 10 minutes on high heat.

4

Remove potatoes from the water, then mash potatoes until no lumps are present.

5

Stir in spices and chopped basil, combine well. Form into patties with your hands and place on baking tray.

6

Bake for 30 minutes until crisp and golden.

7

Enjoy with beans, steamed vegetables, and leafy greens.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/3 recipe

Servings 3


Amount Per Serving
Calories 307
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Total Carbohydrate 50g17%
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
Protein 16g32%

Vitamin A 100%
Vitamin C 59%
Niacin 44%
Vitamin B6 92%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 3 Russet potatoes, medium-sized
 1 tsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Onion powder
 1 tbsp Nutritional yeast
 1 Handful fresh basil
 Black pepper, to taste
 4 oz Tempeh
 1 Zucchini
 1 Medium tomato
 3 cups Romaine lettuce

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 200°C and line a tray with baking paper or a silicone baking mat.

2

Peel and cut potatoes into 1" cubes.

3

Boil potato cubes for 10 minutes on high heat.

4

Remove potatoes from the water, then mash potatoes until no lumps are present.

5

Stir in spices and chopped basil, combine well. Form into patties with your hands and place on baking tray.

6

Bake for 30 minutes until crisp and golden.

7

Enjoy with beans, steamed vegetables, and leafy greens.

Oil Free Baked Potato Cakes

About the author 

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM is the Digital Content Manager at Mastering Diabetes. She holds a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology & Anthropology from Hendrix College, and Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through eCornell. Jamie has been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle since 1999. In addition to writing at Mastering Diabetes, she teaches continuing education courses to other health professionals on the science behind a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle for specific medical conditions.