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Savory Potato Pancakes

  • Cooking time25 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
  • Makes 16 pancakes
recipe image Savory Potato Pancakes


  • Potato Pancakes:
  • 2 1/2 lbs. potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 egg , slightly beaten
  • 2 slices bacon , crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions , chopped
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour , divided
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 6 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Seasoned Sour Cream:
  • 1 container (8 oz.) reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
Calories from Fat80.00
Total Fat9.00 g
Saturated Fat2.500 g
Trans Fat0.000 g
Cholesterol20 mg
Sodium150 mg
Total Carbs18.00 g
Dietary Fiber1.0 g
Sugars1.00 g
Protein4.00 g
Calcium4 %
Iron6.00 %
Vitamin C20.0 %
Vitamin A4.0 %


  1. For POTATO PANCAKES, cover potatoes with water in 4-quart saucepot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Return potatoes to saucepot, then mash. Stir in Country Crock® Spread, egg, bacon, green onion, 2 tablespoons flour, garlic salt and black pepper. Cover and chill 3 hours.
  2. Add remaining 1/2 cup flour to shallow dish or pie plate. Using 1/4-cup measure, shape potato mixture into pancakes; coat in flour.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat and cook pancakes, a few at a time, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with Seasoned Sour Cream.
  4. For SEASONED SOUR CREAM, combine all ingredients in small bowl.
Cost per recipe*: $4.31. Cost per pancake*: $.27. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.