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Potato Pancakes


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  • 3 russet potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded
  • 1 small yellow onion, grated (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp butter, divided
  • Nonfat, plain yogurt or unsweetened applesauce


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

place potatoes in a colander and rinse. Dry on paper towels.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine onion, four and parsley. Stir in egg, egg white, salt and pepper. Add potatoes and mix well.

Step 3

Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium high heat. Add 1 tsp of butter. Place about 3 Tbsp of potato mixture in skillet, flatten into a pancake with spatula. Make 3 more pancakes in skillet as directed.

Step 4

Cook until browned on the bottom, about 7 minutes, pressing with spatula. Turn carefully, cook until golden on other side, about 6 to 7 minutes. Place on a plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat twice with the remaining butter and potato mixture. Serve with applesauce or yogurt.


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