Stilton, parsnip & potato cakes recipe | Waitrose


300g parsnips, peeled
300g potatoes, peeled
50g Savoy cabbage, shredded and blanched
200g Stilton, crumbled
20g fresh chives, chopped
50g seasoned flour
2 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs
100g breadcrumbs
3 tbsp rapeseed oil, to fry


1. Cut the parsnips and potatoes into small chunks and cook in boiling water for 10-15 minutes until tender then drain and roughly mash. Stir in the cabbage. Season with freshly ground black pepper before adding the Stilton and chives then stir to combine.

2. Shape the mixture into 8 patties, dip each one into seasoned flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs. Repeat with all the patties before popping in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.

3. Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the patties on each side until golden and crisp. Serve hot with cold meats and pickles. 

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes + chilling
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 50 + chilling

Makes: 8

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,170kJ
Fat 16.4g
Saturated Fat 6.7g
Carbohydrate 22g
Sugars 3.3g
Protein 11.1g
Salt 0.7g
Fibre 3g

Per cake

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