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Italian Potato Pancake

 Italian Potato Pancake
"Seasoned with basil and oregano and sprinkled with mozzarella cheese, this potato pancake variation is almost like an Italian potato patty," explains Celeste Rossmiller (left), a reader from Denver, Colorado.
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 medium potato, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Rinse grated potato in cold water; drain thoroughly. In a bowl,
  • combine potato, onion, flour, egg, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • In a skillet, heat oil; add potato mixture. Cover and cook over
  • medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. Turn;
  • sprinkle with cheese. Cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes longer.
  • Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 378 calories, 19 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 213 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.