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Potato pancakes with mashed potatoes: 3 options for a hearty lunch

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Potato pancakes with egg and bacon
Potato pancakes with egg and bacon

If you want to prepare a tasty and satisfying lunch quickly, potato pancakes are an ideal option. After all, they are simple to prepare and require minimal ingredients.

The FoodOboz editorial team shares with you 3 perfect options for a quick and tasty potato dinner that will definitely become your favorite.

What to cook with potatoes

First of all, it's worth noting that potatoes are a versatile product that can be used to make delicious dishes, such as potato gnocchi with cheese and spinach, meat and potato pies, zrazy with mushrooms based on potato dough, and deliciously baked in the oven and fried in a pan.

How to cook potatoes deliciously

1. Potato pancakes with herbs

Ingredients:

  • potatoes - 5 pcs.
  • eggs - 1 pc.
  • wheat flour - 2 tbsp.
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp.
  • garlic - 1-2 cloves.
  • any greens - 40-50 g
  • salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes, boil and mash them, and let them cool completely.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the potatoes with the egg, flour, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper, and mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour the vegetable oil into a preheated frying pan, put the pancakes, and fry until golden brown on both sides.
You can use yesterday's potatoes for this dish

The best way to eat pancakes is hot, with sour cream and herbs.

2. Potato pancakes with chicken

Ingredients:

  • potatoes - 4-5 pcs.
  • minced chicken - 200-300 g
  • eggs - 1-2 pcs.
  • flour - 3 tbsp.
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • oil - 2-4 tbsp.
  • garlic - 1 clove.
  • salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the potatoes, peel them, cut them into small pieces to make them cook faster.
  2. Mash them and let them cool completely.
  3. Fry the minced meat with the onion until golden brown.
  4. Put the cooled mashed potatoes into a separate bowl, add the egg, minced meat and onions, salt, pepper, flour, and herbs, and mix everything thoroughly.
  5. Put the pancakes in a preheated frying pan and fry until cooked on both sides.

They are best eaten hot with sour cream.

3. Potato pancakes with mushrooms

Ingredients:

  • potatoes - 4-5 pcs.
  • champignon mushrooms - 100-150 g
  • onion - 1-2 pcs.
  • egg - 1 pc.
  • flour - 2-3 tbsp.
  • salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Boil the potatoes, mash them, and let them cool completely.
  2. Wash, chop, and fry the mushrooms in vegetable oil with chopped onions until golden brown.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the cold mashed potatoes, mushrooms, onions, egg, flour, salt, and pepper, and mix thoroughly.
  4. Put the finished dough in a preheated frying pan and fry the pancakes on both sides until cooked.

It's worth noting that you can also add fish and spinach to the dough, which will only make them taste better.

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