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Kartoffelpuffer (German Potato Pancakes) #SP5

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“Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. Simply Potatoes has made the preparation of a childhood favorite a snap, usually served with pork or veal dinner In Germany or as my adaption for a weekend breakfast as in attached picture... Traditional German Potato Pancakes were always served plain with Applesauce or with pork or veal dishes.”
4 Pancakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 ounces fresh Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 12 medium onion
  • 2 eggs, whisked with
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 12 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Grate the onion on the large section of a box grater into a bowl to retain the onion juice.
  2. Add the Simply Potato hash browns, Mix in the eggs, sprinkle 1 Tablespoon Flour and 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder.
  3. Drop 1 Heaping tablespoon Hash browns into medium hot skillet with 8 tablespoons of oil. Spread outward to create a cake about only 1/16” thickness—do not crowd skillet. Crisp the bottom about 3 minutes, flip and cook about 2 minutes.
  4. Drain on paper towel; keep warm on wire rack in warm oven as you cook additional batches.

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