Ingredients to Serve 8

Râpé de Pommes de Terre

This is a wonderful French comfort food which can be served dressed up to the nines and accompanied by Brie or simply served as a hearty main course.

  • 2 lb. Russet Potatoes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Tbs. Flour
  • 1 Lg. Onion; chopped
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh Parsley
  • 3-4 strokes of grated fresh Nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper – a pinch to taste
  • ½ C. Peanut oil


In a bowl, grate the potatoes coarsely – removing water by pressing into an absorbent towel.  Add eggs, onion, flour and herbs and spices. Mix well.

Oil a non-stick pan and heat to medium.  Create patties from the mixture – thin for more crispy; thicker for softer.  Set patties in oil to cook.  Turn over halfway through cooking to cook both sides, when golden brown.

Enjoy as is with a green salad.

Accompaniment Suggestions:

Brie goes wonderfully with the familiarly warm flavor – and a chutney can be a topper if you desire!