Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Pancakes

Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Pancakes

Side Dish Potatoes Potato Pancakes

These delightful little morsels are good with anything! The blue cheese and bacon shine through in this easy recipe.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 138
Preparation time: 25m
Total cooking time: 1h 7m


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 pounds potatoes, cubed
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • 1   Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until browned and crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels; chop into smaller pieces.
  • 2   Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and return to the pot; mash slightly.
  • 3   Stir bacon, blue cheese, milk, egg, green onions, salt, and pepper into the pot; mash mixture with a potato masher to desired consistency. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • 4   Pour bread crumbs into a shallow bowl. Shape the potato mixture into twelve 1/2-inch thick cakes; dredge in bread crumbs.
  • 5   Heat olive oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 4 potato cakes; cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining potato cakes. Cover and keep warm.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.8g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Potassium 378mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 17.2g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 4.8g 10%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 129IU  
Vitamin C 16mg  
Calcium 49mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 23mg  
Folate 23mcg