Potatoe pancakes with applesauce

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    Ingredients for 3 servings of potato pancakes with applesauceIMG_1541

    1 1/2 kg waxy potatoes
    1 big onion
    2 eggs
    1 tsp. salt
    generous pinch of nutmeg
    optional flour
    1 tbsp. oil per pan
    applesauce optional

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    1. Grate the potatoes over a colander into very fine stripes that the water can drain off.

    2. Press out the potatoes and grate the onion into very fine stripes and mix them with the potato stripes.
    Potatoe pancake dough

    3. Now fold in the other ingredients except the flour.
    Depending on whether the dough is wet or not add some flour to get a fluffy dough, not too compact.

    Reibekuchen dough complete

    4. Preheat the oiled pan and put 3 tablespoons of the potato dough into the pan.

    5. Flatten the dough into a pancake with the thickness of 0,5 to 1cm.

    6. Fry the pancake golden brown on both sides, the borders have to be crunchy.


    Potato pancakes with applesauce can be served with:
    beet syrup
    buttered brown bread
    “Korn” (german schnapps)

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    1. Elena says:

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