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Potato Pancakes With Apple Sauce

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Ingredients
  Yukon potatoes/Idaho potatoes 3 Large
  Sweet onion 1 Large
  Matzo meal 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Medium Grain)
  Egg 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For fresh applesauce
  Apples 6 , peeled, cored and sliced (6 Cup)
  Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Lowfat sour cream 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a saucepan, cook apple slices with apple juice, on low heat for about 10 to 20 minutes or until apple turn tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
2. Using a blender, blend the mixture to a smooth mixture.
3. Stir cinnamon into the mixture and mix to integrate thoroughly with apples. Keep aside the applesauce until served.

MAKING
4. Using a food processor or hand, grate potatoes and onions; transfer to a large bowl.
5. Blend eggs, matzo meal, and salt with potato-onion mixture and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
6. Using hand, shape the mixture into balls. Place in the palms and flatten into round cakes.
7. In a medium saute pan, heat 1-tablespoon olive oil at medium to high heat.
8, Add 4 pancakes at a time and cook for 2 minutes, turning halfway though, until they are golden brown.
9. Transfer to paper towel to absorb excess oil, if any.
10. Repeat the process until the entire mixture has been prepared.

SERVING
11. Serve pancakes hot with fresh applesauce and sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Dish: 
Pancake
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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