Llapingachos - Potato Cakes Filled With Cheese

50 mins (prep 40, cooking 10)
6 ingredients
4-6 servings
Llapingachos are potato patties filled with cheese, then sauteed to a golden brown for an appetizer or snack in Ecuador. If your not in a hurry they will fry better if the patties are chilled for about 45 mins before frying. When fried warm they will be ok but will sloppier and not hold together quite as well

Categories:  <-60-mins , low-sat.-fat , comfort-food , taste~mood , cheese , appetizer , low-in... , snack , low-sodium , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , low-protein , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , south-american , healthy , potato , vegetable , healthy-2 , ecuadorean ,
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Serving Size (537.84 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 1542.02 Calories from Fat 309.06
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34.34g 211.31%
Saturated Fat 3.88g 77.51%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 11.0mg 14.67%
Sodium 2104.75mg 350.79%
Total Carbohydrate 240.71g 320.94%
Dietary Fiber 32.15 g 514.38%
Sugars 63.9 g %
Protein 68.6g 548.76%
Vitamin A 562.29IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1097.99mg% Iron 11.59mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
finely diced white onion