Cooking at Home - Spinach Potato Pancakes

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Published Friday, September 11, 2020


PICT RECIPE Spinach Potato Pancakes - USDA
Spinach Potato Pancakes. Courtesy USDA

  • Makes: 4 Servings

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


  • 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)


  1. Combine the first eight ingredients in a bowl.
  2. 2. Stir in egg and mix well.
  3. 3. Drop batter by 1/4 cup-fuls onto a well-greased hot griddle and flatten to form patties.
  4. 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.

Source: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Visit Web site.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (141g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g


41 mg


179 mg


18 g

Dietary Fiber

3 g

Total Sugars

3 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


5 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


40 mg


1 mg


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