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RICHMOND, Va. – Fan favorite Big Herm Baskerville served up his cheesy Mozzarella Potato Pancakes in the Virginia This Morning kitchen. The easy to assemble treat can be enjoyed plain, or with a tasty cocktail or sriracha dipping sauce. Big Herm’s Kitchen is located at 315 N 2nd St in Richmond. For more information you can visit


•    4 cups mashed potatoes cold
•    2 cups (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese
•    1 large egg
•    ¼ cup flour (or up to ½ cup flour for creamier potatoes)
•     3 Tbsp green onions, chopped
•    ½ cup plain bread crumbs
•    1 cup Olive oil

•    In a large mixing bowl, combine 4 cups mashed potatoes, 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, 1 large egg, ¼ cup flour and 2 Tbsp green onions.
•    Mash the mixture together until well mixed
(If too loose to hold a patty shape, add flour a Tablespoon at a time)
•    Scoop tablespoonful of mixture between your hands and form into a round patty
•    Roll both sides of the patty in bread crumbs and aside. Continue until all are made.
•    Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat with enough oil to lightly cover the bottom of the pan. Add patties and sauté 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown.

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