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Cheesy Potato Kugel

"Potato kugel is a traditional Jewish dish, it is delicious! It is served at any meal, I can't imagine a Jewish celebration without a kugel!"
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2 h servings 259 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x5 inch loaf)


  • Calories:
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 10.4 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Place potatoes in a colander and squeeze out moisture.
  3. In a large bowl combine eggs, salt, pepper, oil and onion. Place potatoes and cheese in the bowl and mix well. Pour mixture into the prepared loaf pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Raise heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and bake for 5 to 10 minutes until browned, serve hot.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 47 Ratings

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My 13 month old daughter and I really enjoyed this recipe. My husband did not like it stating it tasted too much like onions (he hates onions). I halved the recipe as I was only cooking for th...

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this recipe was awful, i think that the potatoes should have been cooked, cooled and then shredded. my potatoes were still hard. I also think there were too many eggs!

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My 13 month old daughter and I really enjoyed this recipe. My husband did not like it stating it tasted too much like onions (he hates onions). I halved the recipe as I was only cooking for th...

Very good! I used two large pans and baked them at 350 for an hour then 400 degrees for 10 min. Great taste, will make it again for sure.

This potato loaf is wonderful for breakfast. Just slice off the number of pieces you need and fry or broil. YUM! I did cut the olive oil in half because it seemed a little greasy the first time ...

FYI: For those of you concerned with the potatoes turning brown, add water to the bowl of your food processor before grating. Just grate directly into the water.

This is awesome! My boyfriend is Jewish and I make this when he's homesick for traditional food. Even the first time I made it, he said it's as good as any kugel he's ever had, and asks me to ma...

This was really good, nice and oniony. Also really easy to make since I used the bags of already grated potatos you can find in the meat section of the grocery store.

My family and guests thought this recipe was delicious. Many comments about how good it was, including a good review from my picky son-in-law. I grated the potatoes and cheese in my food process...

This is good stuff. Unfortunately, I had to substitute onion powder for the onion on account of a picky hubby, but it was still good. I found it needed a little longer than the time called for....

I love this recipe. I added a little sour cream to the mix. We use this as our morning hashbrowns as well. Make them up the day before and heat them in the morning, they are great.