Syn Free Potato Cakes

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Low-calorie cooking spray


Preparing the Potato Mixture:

  1. Grate Potatoes: Peel and grate the potatoes using a box grater or a food processor. Place the grated potatoes in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out any excess moisture.
  2. Combine Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, combine the grated potatoes, finely chopped onion, egg, chopped fresh chives, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly incorporated.

Cooking the Potato Cakes:

  1. Preheat Pan: Preheat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray the pan with low-calorie cooking spray.
  2. Shape Potato Cakes: Take a portion of the potato mixture and shape it into a flat, round cake. Repeat until all the mixture is used.
  3. Cook Potato Cakes: Place the shaped potato cakes in the preheated pan. Cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Repeat: Cook the potato cakes in batches, depending on the size of your pan, making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  5. Keep Warm: Keep the cooked potato cakes warm in a low oven while you cook the remaining batches.


  1. Garnish (Optional): Garnish the syn-free potato cakes with additional chopped chives if desired.
  2. Serve Hot: Serve the potato cakes hot as a side dish or a main course. They pair well with a side of salad or your favorite dipping sauce.


Enjoy these syn-free potato cakes as a healthier alternative to traditional potato dishes. Whether you’re following a specific diet plan or simply looking for a delicious and satisfying dish, these potato cakes are sure to please.

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