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Crispy Potato Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

Here's a potato pancake recipe that doesn't take much time to make and is just right for two people. Weekends become our time to relax and enjoy life, and these potato pancakes are one of our favorite treats. —Nancy Salinas, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Ingredients

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Canola oil

Directions

  1. Finely grate potatoes; drain any liquid. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add egg, onion, flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder; mix well.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1/8 in. of oil over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls; press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 187 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 106mg cholesterol, 627mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.