Easy Potato Pancakes


Learn how to make potato pancakes with this easy recipe. My family loves them as a side dish or for Sunday brunch. Top them with sour cream and green onions or a dollop of applesauce.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
10 pancakes


  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and shredded

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Combine potatoes, onion, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; stir until well combined.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, drop large spoonfuls of potato batter into the hot skillet. Flatten batter lightly with a spatula and cook until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
10g Fat
43g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 44mg 218%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 961mg 20%

* 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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