Kicked-Up Potato Pancakes

Kicked-Up Potato Pancakes

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"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!"
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35 m servings 365 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 22.3 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 176 mg
  • 59%
  • Sodium:
  • 674 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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. 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.



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!

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

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 ...

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...