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Savory Cheese Potato and Onion Pancakes


Savory Cheese Potato and Onion Pancakes

Savory Cheese, Potato and Onion Pancakes are a delicious twist on traditional potato pancakes,

combining the delicious flavors of caramelized onions and melted cheese for a comforting and

satisfying dish. These pancakes are perfect for a hearty breakfast, a delicious side dish or even a tasty

snack. The combination of crispy edges, soft interior and rich cheesy flavor makes them irresistible. So

you can conjure up this culinary delight in your own kitchen.


Savory Cheese Potato and Onion Pancakes



• 2 large potatoes, peeled and grated

• 1 medium onion, finely chopped or grated

• 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar, gouda or your choice)

• 2 large eggs, beaten


• 1/4 cup All-purpose flour

• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

• Salt and pepper to taste

• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)

• Oil for frying




1. Place the grated potatoes on a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. This

step is crucial for crispy pancakes.

2. In a large bowl, mix the drained potatoes, finely chopped onions, grated cheese, beaten eggs, flour

and baking powder.Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder (if using). Mix everything together


until well combined.


1. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and add enough oil to lightly cover the bottom.

2.Once the oil is hot, add some of the potato mixture to the pan. Flatten slightly with a spatula to

form a pancake.

3. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until the pancakes are golden brown and crispy. Make

sure the heat is not too high to avoid burning the pancakes before they are cooked.4. Repeat with

remaining mixture, adding more oil to pan as needed.



1. Serve the pancakes hot, with a dollop of sour cream or your favorite sauce on the side. It is best

enjoyed immediately after cooking to ensure the crispy consistency is retained.Tips for Perfection:

• Squeeze the potatoes: Make sure to squeeze out as much moisture from the grated potatoes as

possible. Excess moisture can cause pancakes not to crisp up.

• Cheese Options: Experiment with different cheeses for different flavors. A sharp cheddar cheese can

add a nice bite, while Gouda can provide a milder flavor.

• Keep warm: If you need to keep pancakes warm when baking in batches, preheat the oven to low

and place the finished pancakes on a baking sheet in the oven.This keeps them crispy.

• Flavor Variations: For an additional flavor, feel free to add herbs such as chives or parsley to the


Savory Potato and Onion Pancakes with Cheese are not just a meal; They are a comforting hug in the

form of food. Whether you serve them for breakfast, as a side dish for dinner, or as a snack, they are

sure to be a hit with everyone who tries them. The crispy exterior, soft, flavorful interior and irresistible

melted cheese create a harmonious mix that makes these pancakes a must-try dish.

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