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Potato Pancakes with Applesauce

Potato Pancakes with Applesauce
Makes:
8
Prep Time:
25
minutes
Total Time:
70
minutes
Vegetarian
based on
14 reviews

These Potato Pancakes with Applesauce have a duo personality; they make a hearty breakfast or also serve as a side dish for dinner.

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Ingredients:

  • 4 whole green apples, cut into eighths
  • 2 1/2 cups Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® 100% Juice
  • 6 red potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 onion, peeled and grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 10 tablespoons corn oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream

Directions:

SIMMER apples (not peeled, cored or seeded) in Juicy Juice for 30 minutes or until very soft. Drain, reserving the liquid. Push apple through sieve and discard peel and seeds. Simmer liquid to reduce by half and stir into applesauce.

COMBINE potato and onion in large mixer bowl. Beat egg with 2 tablespoons oil and salt; combine with potato mixture.

POUR enough remaining oil into a large skillet to cover bottom with about 1/16 inch of oil. Heat to very hot but not smoking, and drop potato mixture in by heaping tablespoons. Flatten immediately so pancakes are about 4 inches in diameter (smaller pancakes will burn). Try to keep them neatly round. Fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown; flip and brown other side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with applesauce and sour cream.


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  •  Star(s)

    Potato Pancakes

    Clara from KY

    My Mom used to make these when my 4 brothers and I were growing up so the name wasn't that new to me. I just love these. I use a blender and to cook the apples I use sugar free diet sprite or any diet drink. My father in law is a diabetic and I learned this trick so he can eat fried apple pies. Taste just like the real thing. I peel my apples, add the one can of sugar free diet sprite, cover and let it simmer till the apples are done. Add more diet sprite if needed during cooking. I mash up or put in my blender. Yummy. Thanks for this recipe, will make again......

  •  Star(s)

    Best "Latkes"

    Oscar from Boynton Beach, Florida

    I have been making Latkes for years always frying them in a lot of oil. I never added oil to the batter, but this time following your recipe I did. I used much less oil to fry and they were not only delicous but very light.

  •  Star(s)

    Great

    Liz Couch from Canton,Ga

    This dish was superb. I enjoyed every bite of it including my Business Math class. It was a project that ended perfect.

  •  Star(s)

    TASTY!!!!!!! EAT THEM NOW!

    Dan from

    Latkas (as it is said in the Jewish language) are awesome!!!! They make me feel all tingly inside with warm pleasure. Nice and tasty. Also good with salsa and sour cream. EAT IT !!!

  •  Star(s)

    Simple and Excellent!

    Matt Belanger from

    I've had latkes (potato pancakes) all over the place and these are by far the best I have had. I didn't prepare the applesauce but instead just served them with sour cream and French toast. They are especially easy to prepare if you have a food processor, sure beats grating a bunch of potatoes and an onion (which had me crying for a good 5 minutes).

  •  Star(s)

    Less than expected.

    "jade" from

    The recipe wasn't awful but the aluminum foil make the potatoes dark and my mom was mentioning that some metal in the pancakes, so it didn't taste as good as we liked it to be.

  •  Star(s)

    It's so great and easy!

    Delise from SIngapore

    Healthy and most important.... it is so easy to prepare. Ideals for just snacks too.

  •  Star(s)

    Sooooo Good!

    Rene' from Salem, Or

    These are wonderful!! Yummmmmy~ we have had them for breakfast and dinner...... To Mary: Just below the list of ingredients you will fine a button to click on that will give you the nutritional info, and the saturated fats are in there.

  •  Star(s)

    potato pancakes

    jennifer from

    I tried making them and they didn't come out great. it was a little exhausting, too. I accidentlly burnt them a little bit. the applesause came out great, even though it didn't blend so well with the pancakes. even though I don't like sour cream I put some on. wasn't good! the recepe is recomended with out the applesause and sour cream, maybe with some salt. not bad!

  •  Star(s)

    okay

    Faith Cannon from Buffalo, MO

    I did not eat them with the applesauce on them so they were just plain hash browns to me. I am sure the applesauce would help a little but I would rather not.

  •  Star(s)

    Sausage Potato Pancakes

    Mary Levesque from Colorado

    excellent recipes - but it would help us on low fat diets to have the nutrition contents, e.g. fat, sat. fat. protein etc.

  •  Star(s)

    POTOTO PANCAKES

    LYNN from CANADA QUEBEC

    MY MOTHER IN LAW SHOWED ME HOW TO MAKES THESE . BUT NOW I HAVE RECIPE. MY HUSBAND AND CHILD LOVED THEM . THEY ARE A FAVORITE OF THE ITALIANS. THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN FOR RECEIPE.

  •  Star(s)

    Oh so good!

    Marilyn from Sun City, AZ

    My husband loves these. We've heard them called Latkes which is European or Yiddish or something like that, I think. I'm going to make them again tonight!

  •  Star(s)

    Potato Pancakes With Applesauce

    shari forman from from north york,Ontario Canada

    I love Potato Pancakes With Applesauce for the Jewish Holidays.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 240
  • Calories from Fat: 100
  • Total Fat: 11g (18% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (20% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 40mg (14% of DV)
  • Sodium: 100mg (4% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 34g (11% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (10% of DV)
  • Sugars: 19g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 20% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Potato Pancakes with Applesauce

Ingredients

  • 4 whole green apples, cut into eighths
  • 2 1/2 cups Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® 100% Juice
  • 6 red potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 onion, peeled and grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 10 tablespoons corn oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream

 

Directions

SIMMER apples (not peeled, cored or seeded) in Juicy Juice for 30 minutes or until very soft. Drain, reserving the liquid. Push apple through sieve and discard peel and seeds. Simmer liquid to reduce by half and stir into applesauce.

COMBINE potato and onion in large mixer bowl. Beat egg with 2 tablespoons oil and salt; combine with potato mixture.

POUR enough remaining oil into a large skillet to cover bottom with about 1/16 inch of oil. Heat to very hot but not smoking, and drop potato mixture in by heaping tablespoons. Flatten immediately so pancakes are about 4 inches in diameter (smaller pancakes will burn). Try to keep them neatly round. Fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown; flip and brown other side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with applesauce and sour cream.

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