Garden Potato Pancakes Recipe
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Garden Potato Pancakes Recipe

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My family eats these all the time, and the pancakes don't even taste like they're full of fresh veggies. We especially like the cheese mixed in. —Peggy Roos, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium potato, grated
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • Oil for frying
  • Cracked black pepper and sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 pancakes (calculated without sour cream) equals 269 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a strainer or colander, drain zucchini, squeezing to remove excess liquid. Pat dry. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, flour, salt, pepper and basil until blended. Stir in onion, potato, carrot, corn, cheese and zucchini.
  2. In an electric skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°. Working in batches, drop vegetable mixture by 1/3 cupfuls into oil; press to flatten slightly. Fry 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. If desired, sprinkle with cracked pepper and serve with sour cream. Yield: 12 pancakes.
Originally published as Garden Potato Pancakes in Taste of Home April/May 2013

Nutritional Facts

2 pancakes (calculated without sour cream) equals 269 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Garden Potato Pancakes

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"These are really good and freeze well too. The only changes I made was adding a generous dash of garlic powder and instead of frying, cooked them on our George Foreman Grill sprayed with Pam for Grilling. Done in no time and saved calories that frying would have added."

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Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"I wonder if you could do these in the oven and avoid frying?"

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"These were very good.. Added some garlic and parsley. Also added some grated parmesan cheese. Will make again."

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2013

"It's a good thing I "over estimated"'what I needed as these were gone very quickly. A nice twist on potato pancakes"

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2013

"My family liked this, but we would prefer a more even ratio of potatoes to zucchini. The amounts of corn and carrot were fine."

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