Spinach Potato Pancakes

Popeye Potato Pancake

Prep: 10 Min | Cook: 20 Min

Packed with fiber-rich spinach, try our healthier take on the traditional potato pancake!



4 cups Red Potatoes, Cubed ~1” (skin on)
2 cups Spinach, Finely Chopped
1/2 cup Onion, Finely Diced
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black Pepper


  1. Wash and cube potatoes, steam in a covered pot until fork tender (about 15 minutes).
  2. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil and finely mash with a fork or potato masher.
  3. Mix in the spinach, onion, salt, and pepper.
  4. Form into tightly packed patties between both hands and flatten between your palms.
  5. Preheat a large saute pan, add remaining olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Gently place the patties in the pan and lightly flatten with a flat spatula. Be careful not to press too hard and avoid overcrowding the pan for easier flipping.
  7. Cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.


Nutrition Facts

Servings: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 177

Total Fat: 7 g

Sodium: 629 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 27 g

- Dietary Fiber: 3 g

- Sugars: 3 g

Protein: 4 g

Vitamin A: 28 %

Vitamin C: 31%

Vitamin K: 103 %

Vitamin B6: 16 %

Folate: 15 %

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.