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Italian Potato Pancake

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

1 serving

"Seasoned with basil and oregano and sprinkled with mozzarella cheese, this potato pancake variation is almost like an Italian potato patty," explains Celeste Rossmiller (left), a reader from Denver, Colorado.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium potato, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Rinse grated potato in cold water; drain thoroughly. In a bowl, combine potato, onion, flour, egg, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. In a skillet, heat oil; add potato mixture. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. Turn; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes longer.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 378 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 213mg cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.

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