New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Kicked-Up Potato Pancakes


"Shredded potato with cheese, ham and more. Tasty and wonderful! I invented this during an Iron chef cooking contest I had with my family - and won!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


35 m servings 365 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
Update Location
(uses your location)

  • offer photo
offer photo

May we suggest



{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Combine potatoes, ham, eggs, mozzarella cheese, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a bowl.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat. Pour enough olive oil to cover bottom of pan.
  3. Scoop up about 1/2 cup of potato mixture per pancake and form into a patty. Repeat, making 8 patties in all.
  4. Place 4 pancakes at time in hot olive oil. Cook until browned, about 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate.
  5. Sprinkle with green onion and Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 365 calories; 15.3 g fat; 34.7 g carbohydrates; 22.3 g protein; 176 mg cholesterol; 674 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar: RecipesVideosCategoriesArticles

Similar: {{title}} recipes videos categories articles


Read all reviews 9
  1. 9 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I made one change. Instead of onion powder I added some finely chopped onions. Delicious!

Most helpful critical review

The flavor was nice but this was way too watery!

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

I made one change. Instead of onion powder I added some finely chopped onions. Delicious!

I made a few changes instead of onion and garlic powder I used diced onions and garlic, and I used Cajun seasoning. It was a hit!

I too used fresh onion and garlic instead of powder. The only change I would make next time would be less eggs. I seemed to have quite a bit that didn't mix into the potoatoes. I am guessing my ...

With the fresh garlic and onion, as recommended by the other cooks, these potato pancakes are delicious. Thanx for the recipe.

VERY GOOD! I read the reviews and decided to use one less egg. It still seemed a bit watery, so I added in about 2-3 TBSPS. of flour, and that brought everything together nicely. These had great...

Feeling lazy and made it with onion and garlic powder...these pancakes are really good using the recipe exactly as written. Five star review by the kids too! Will definitely make this again - ex...

I really liked these, I didn't have any ham, I used cooked bacon instead of the ham. I took others advice and used real onions and garlic. I also added some parsley. Defiantly will make again. I...

I do use my medium microplane grater for the onion and garlic but, with this addition, they are marvelous!

The flavor was nice but this was way too watery!