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Potato Pancakes with Mixed Greens Recipe

Potato Pancakes with Mixed Greens

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Servings: 4 

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 20 minutes

You don’t need to celebrate Hanukkah to enjoy these crispy potato pancakes, also called latkes. With some greens on the side, they make a tasty dinner any time of year.

Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 541

Total Protein per Serving: 9 grams

Total Carbs per Serving: 78 grams

Total Fat per Serving: 24 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 6 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 8 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

4 large potatoes (about 8 oz each)

2 large onions 

Salt and pepper to taste 

2 tbsp vegetable oil 

1 cup applesauce

1 cup sour cream (optional)

6 cups baby spinach, raw 

¼ cup pecans, toasted

¼ cup dried cranberries

¼ cup light balsamic vinaigrette


Shred potatoes and onions in food processor. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Add oil to large skillet pre-heated to medium high. Form eight pancakes (roughly 3 inches each in diameter) and cook each side until golden-brown. Set aside on paper towels. 

Arrange four bowls with 1 ½ cups spinach. Top each with 1 tbsp pecans and cranberries. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette. 

Arrange four plates with two latkes each. Top one latke with applesauce and the other with sour cream (optional). Enjoy with salad on side.


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