2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 cups cooked mashed potatoes, firm and cold
1 cup smoked cheddar cheese, Tillamook preferred
3⁄4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1⁄4 cup flour
1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Stir together the mashed potatoes and smoked cheddar then scoop about ¼ Cup mashed potatoes and form into equal size small patties.
Combine parmesan cheese and flour into a shallow dish and press potato patties into mixture.
In batches, place patties into hot skillet and cook for 2-4 minutes per side or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
Serve warm with ranch dressing if desired.