Amish Potato Pancakes

  • 2 large Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • crumbled bacon or cheddar cheese for serving
  1. Combine all potatoes in a blender or food processor along with onion, egg, flour, parsley, baking powder, salt, pepper, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce, and nutmeg. Blend until smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into pan at a time to form pancakes. Fry for about 3-5 minutes on each or until golden. Place on paper towel-lined plate to drain. Add more salt and pepper to taste. Serve with crumbled bacon or shredded cheddar cheese if desired.

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