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Pronto Potato Pancakes

 Pronto Potato Pancakes
Pancakes are not just for breakfast. These pancakes can be served as a side dish with any meat, or to eat alone. Try them with applesauce. You will be surprised at the wonderful taste. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 small onion, halved
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons canola oil
  • Applesauce, optional


  • Place eggs and onion in a blender; cover and process until blended.
  • Add potatoes; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a
  • small bowl. Stir in the flour, salt and cayenne.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into oil. Fry in batches until golden
  • brown on both sides, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper
  • towels. Serve with applesauce if desired. Yield: 8 pancakes.
Nutritional Facts: 2 potato pancakes (calculated without applesauce) equals 262 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.