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Classic Potato Pancakes

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Ingredients
  Idaho potatoes 2 Large, peeled
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Small, peeled and finely grated
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl of cold water, grate potatoes using a coarse grater.
2. Soak for 15-20 minutes.
3. Meanwhile in a bowl, blend egg and flour into a smooth batter.
4. Add onions, baking powder and salt. Stir to mix well.

MAKING
5. Drain potatoes, and pat dry on paper towels, squeezing out as much as water as possible.
6. Stir the potatoes into the batter.
7. In a large frying pan or skillet, heat oil over high heat for 1-2 minutes.
8. Use a large tablespoon to drop potato mixture into oil, shaping into 4 or 5 large cakes and flattening slightly with a spatula.
9. Brown 1-2 minutes on each side, turn heat down low, and cook pancakes 20-25 minutes, turning frequently, so they're cooked through.
10. Remove and drain on paper toweling.

SERVING
11. Serve piping hot.
12. Accompany with sour cream or applesauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Dish: 
Pancake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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