Potato Pancakes with Applesauce

340 Calories Surprise Me!

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4  
Amount Per Serving
Calories340Total Fat6 g
Cholesterol53 mg Sodium332 mg
Total Carbs77 g Protein6 g



  • 2 pounds red-skinned apples, cored
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Sweet'N Low
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water

Potato Pancakes

  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium-size onion, peeled
  • 1-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil



1. Cut apples into eighths. Place in medium saucepan with remaining applesauce ingredients. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until apples are tender.

2. Place mixture in colander set over a bowl. With large spoon, push mixture through colander. Stirring, until only apple skins are left in colander. If necessary, drain off liquid from applesauce. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Potato Pancakes

1. Peel potatoes. Into a large bowl of cold water, grate potatoes and onion. In colander lined with cheesecloth or paper towel, drain potatoes and onion. Wrap in towel and squeeze to remove as much water as possible. In same large bowl, combine potato, onion and remaining ingredients, except oil. With large fork or spoon, mix thoroughly.

2. Brush some of the oil on nonstick griddle or large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat. Drop pancake mixture by tablespoons onto skillet, flattening slightly with back of spoon. Cook 8 to 9 minutes or until golden, turning once. Repeat until all batter is used, brushing griddle with remaining oil as needed. Serve immediately with applesauce. Makes 4 servings.