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Ingredients
  Potatoes 3 Large
  Onion 1 Large
  Eggs 3
  Salt To Taste
  Wheat germ 2 Tablespoon
  Unbleached white flour 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon (for shallow frying)
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

1. Grate the potatoes on a flat stainless steel grater. Grate the onion on a fine grater and add to the potatoes. Mix with the eggs. Alternately, the potatoes, onion, and eggs may be blended in an electric blender if divided into three batches.
2. Add salt, wheat germ, and flour to the potato mixture. Set aside while heating the oil. Add enough oil to just cover the bottom of a large, heavy skillet and heat.
3. Ladle the potato mixture by the tablespoon into the hot fan. Lower the heat slightly and fry quickly until browned; turn and brown other side. Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Jewish
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Pancake
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1612 Calories from Fat 618

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.6%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 650 mg216.7%

Sodium 691.6 mg28.8%

Total Carbohydrates 216 g72%

Dietary Fiber 29.1 g116.5%

Sugars 22.4 g

Protein 49 g97%

Vitamin A 18.5% Vitamin C 333.5%

Calcium 30.5% Iron 69.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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