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Onion Potato Pancakes

 Onion Potato Pancakes
"WHEN Grandma prepared potato pancakes, she used an old-fashioned grater, great for potatoes but not for knuckles! With homemade applesauce, this sauce, this side dish complements a meal so well. I made these pancakes for my family and often served them as a main dish for light suppers.
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a blender or food processor, place the eggs, onion, flour, salt,
  • pepper, baking powder and 1/2 cup of potatoes. Cover and process on
  • high until smooth. Add parsley and remaining potatoes; cover and
  • pulse 2-4 times until potatoes are chopped. Pour 1 to 2 tablespoons
  • oil onto a hot griddle or skillet. Pour batter by 1/3 cupfuls onto
  • griddle; flatten slightly to a 4-in. to 5-in. diameter. Cook over
  • medium heat until golden on both sides. Add oil as needed until all
  • pancakes are cooked. Yield: 6-8 servings (12 pancakes).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 163 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 257 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.