Yields: 10 servings


  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 20 large russet potatoes
  • ½ cup oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tb salt
  • 1 egg beaten, for brushing


  1. Combine the onions, oil and salt in a pot. Cover and cook over a low flame stirring often for 1 hour.
  2. Remove lid and raise heat to medium. Continue cooking until liquid is evaporated and onions darken in color, about 25 minutes.
  3. Peel potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover with water and add salt. Bring to a boil and cook covered over high heat until tender. Remove from heat and drain.
  4. Mash potatoes and add onions, oil, eggs and salt. Combine well. Form into patties and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush with egg and bake in a 350° oven until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.

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