Recipe courtesy of Irene Wolpin

Potato Pancakes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 24 to 30 pancakes (Freeze lef
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3 Idaho potatoes, grated finely by hand

1 medium onion, grated

1 or 2 eggs, beaten

Matzo meal

Canola oil

Kosher salt to taste

Serve with applesauce


  1. In a mixing bowl add eggs to grated potato and onion. Add Matzo meal until pancakes are to desired consistency. In a hot frying pan heat canola oil. Drop a soup-spoonful of the mixture into hot canola oil; flatten with back of spoon. When browned, flip and brown on other side. Transfer pancakes to paper towels to drain. Sprinkle with salt. Keep warm in the oven on a cookie sheet. Serve with applesauce.