My neighbor took one bite and rushed over to me, seeking the recipe

Today we're diving into the hearty world of comfort food with a twist on a classic – Cheesy Beef Stuffed Potato Cakes. This dish captures the essence of homestyle cooking while giving you that satisfying combination of tender potatoes, flavorful beef, and gooey cheese. The potato cake, a versatile vehicle for all sorts of delicious fillings, has roots that span across many cultures, from the Irish boxty to the Belarusian draniki. These stuffed potato cakes are ideal for using up leftovers, making a full meal, or serving as a novel appetizer. They are not only a wonderful way to enjoy something familiar yet unique, but also perfect for a cozy dinner that brings family and friends together around the table.
These Cheesy Beef Stuffed Potato Cakes are magnificent on their own, but you might love to pair them with a crisp green salad dressed with a zesty vinaigrette to cut through the richness. They also go nicely with a side of steamed vegetables or your favorite coleslaw. For a true feast, consider offering some sour cream or salsa on the side for dipping.
Cheesy Beef Stuffed Potato Cakes
Servings: 4-6