Potato Pancakes – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe


(makes twelve, 4-inch pancakes)


Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Potato Pancakes
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6 potatoes, coarsely grated

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1 large onion, finely chopped

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1/4 cup milk

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1 carrot, grated

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1 egg

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1/2 cup all purpose flour

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1 tsp. salt

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Black pepper

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1. Put grated potato in a colander, set over a bowl or the sink, and press out the liquid with your hands. The potato will eventually turn pink, this is normal. Let the potato sit in the bowl for another 5 minutes and press again.
2. Combine the potatoes with the milk, carrot, egg, and flour in a bowl. Stir the ingredients to mix.
3. In a large, heavy skillet or non-stick pan, heat 1 Tbl. oil on medium heat.
4. Add about ¼ cup of batter per cake, turning them when golden brown on the bottom.
5. Place cakes on a plate covered with paper towels and keep warm in a low heated oven until all the cakes are ready.
6. Serve potato pancakes with fresh applesauce or plain yogurt.


Serving Size: 3 pancakes (283 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 277
Calories from fat 48
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 621 mg
Total Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin A 90%
Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%

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