Potato Pancakes with Homemade Applesauce Recipe

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  1. Place potatoes in a medium saucepan with enough cold water to cover.
  2. Bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes until fork tender.
  3. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pan and cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes more, shaking the pan.
  4. Transfer the potatoes to a mixing bowl.
  5. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add the shallots and cook until translucent, about 4-6 minutes.
  7. Add the butter, egg, salt and pepper to the potatoes and stir to combine.
  8. When cool, shape mixture into 8 small pancakes.
  9. Heat about 1/4 inch of oil in a skillet over high heat.
  10. Add the potato pancakes and cook 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Turn the cakes and reduce the heat to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  12. Drain the cakes on the paper towels and serve with applesauce.
  13. Homemade Applesauce: Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.
  14. Reduce the heat to simmer and cook until the apples are fork tender.
  15. Remove from the heat and mash all the ingredients together using a potato masher.
  16. Stir in the butter, if using.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 391.26 Kcal (1638 kJ)
Calories from fat 316.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.11g 54%
Cholesterol 58.73mg 20%
Sodium 312mg 13%
Potassium 159.98mg 3%
Total Carbs 20.05g 7%
Sugars 18.12g 72%
Dietary Fiber 0.29g 1%
Protein 2.18g 4%
Vitamin C 28.6mg 48%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 30.7mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 324 Kcal (1357 kJ)
Calories from fat 261.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.08g 54%
Cholesterol 48.63mg 20%
Sodium 258.37mg 13%
Potassium 132.48mg 3%
Total Carbs 16.6g 7%
Sugars 15g 72%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 1%
Protein 1.81g 4%
Vitamin C 23.7mg 48%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 25.4mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.7
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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