Old-Fashioned Potato Kugel


This potato kugel is hands-down the best my family and many of my guests have ever tasted. I got this recipe from a British grandmother. It's fabulous served hot with sour cream. It's also incredible when added to a cholent (stew) and cooked overnight.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
1 9x13-inch kugel


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 10 medium potatoes, peeled and grated

  • 2 medium onions, peeled and grated

  • 5 large eggs

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon vegetable oil.

  2. Combine grated potatoes and onions in a large bowl. Mix in eggs, 1/3 cup of vegetable oil, salt, and pepper until well combined; pour mixture into the prepared dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and crisp on top, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
5g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 18mg 91%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 402mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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