Potato Pancakes with Homemade Applesauce

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place potatoes in a medium saucepan with enough cold water to cover.
  • Bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes until fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and return them to the pan and cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes more, shaking the pan.
  • Transfer the potatoes to a mixing bowl.
  • Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the shallots and cook until translucent, about 4-6 minutes.
  • Add the butter, egg, salt and pepper to the potatoes and stir to combine.
  • When cool, shape mixture into 8 small pancakes.
  • Heat about 1/4 inch of oil in a skillet over high heat.
  • Add the potato pancakes and cook 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Turn the cakes and reduce the heat to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Drain the cakes on the paper towels and serve with applesauce.
  • Homemade Applesauce: Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to simmer and cook until the apples are fork tender.
  • Remove from the heat and mash all the ingredients together using a potato masher.
  • Stir in the butter, if using.
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