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Spinach Potato Pancakes

Spinach Potato Pancakes

59 Ratings
59 Ratings
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Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This versatile veggie dish makes a tasty snack or appetizer.  Serve with applesauce on the side. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups zucchini, shredded
  • 1 potato, medium (peeled and shredded)
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups spinach leaves (chopped and steamed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • applesauce (optional)

Directions

1. Combine the first eight ingredients in a bowl.
2. Stir in egg and mix well.
3. Drop batter by 1/4 cup-fuls onto a well-greased hot griddle and flatten to form patties.
4. Fry until golden brown; turn and cook until the second side is lightly browned. Drain on paper towels and serve with applesauce, if desired.

Notes

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Source:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Visit Web site.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (141g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 101
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 41 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 40 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 510 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 101
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 6 mg
Cholesterol 41 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 40 mg
Potassium 510 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Copper 153 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 46 mg
Phosphorus 112 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 77 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 25 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 59 mcg
Folate 56 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 50 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces

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