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Potato Logs
This recipe is kosher for Passover.
Potato Logs Courtesy of Women's Branch of the Orthodox Union | Pareve or Dairy

Can be dairy – or parve, when using the non-dairy options


4 medium potatoes

1 egg

2 tbsp butter, margarine

or oil for frying

¼ cup milk or water

Salt and pepper

Approx. ½ cup matzo meal


Peel and quarter potatoes.  Put in pot with water cover.  Add salt.  Bring to a boil and simmer about 20 minutes or until soft.  Drain.  Mash, adding egg, butter or margarine, milk or water, salt and pepper. Mix well. Mixture should be stiff.

Heat oil in frying pan – about ¼ inch deep.  Put matzo meal on a piece of waxed paper.  Take about 1/3 cup mixture, drop it into matzo meal and roll to form a log about 1 inch in diameter.  Put logs in hot oil and fry until brown on one side.  Turn and brown other side.

Serves. 6.