Print Options

Back to Old-Fashioned Potato Pancakes >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Old-Fashioned Potato Pancakes

 Old-Fashioned Potato Pancakes
If you're looking for a change of pace for breakfast, try these old-fashioned potato pancakes. They were my grandmother's favorite breakfast dish, and the recipe has been passed down through the generations.
2-3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3 cups shredded peeled potatoes
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Rinse potatoes in cold water; drain thoroughly. In a large bowl,
  • combine the potatoes, eggs, onion, flour, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Pour batter by 1/3 cupfuls onto a well-greased hot griddle. Fry in
  • batches 5-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on
  • paper towels.
  • Yield: 7-9 pancakes.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 268 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 878 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 10 g protein.