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Country Potato Pancakes Recipe

Country Potato Pancakes Recipe

"THESE potato pancakes are really versatile. They can be a side dish for just about any meal or the main course for a light meal. Potato pancakes go particularly well with pork. We have them often at our house."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 3 large potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Vegetable oil


  • 1. Finely grate potatoes. Drain any liquid. Add eggs, onion, flour, salt and baking powder. In a frying pan, add oil to the depth of 1/8 in.; heat over medium-high (375°).
  • 2. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls in hot oil. Flatten into patties. Fry until golden brown, turning once. Serve immediately. Yield: about 24 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 77 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.