Amish Onion Patties

Amish Onion Patties

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Diana Adcock


This is a great side dish, burger topper or game day snack!


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Makes 10 to 12 patties
15 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 c
    unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp
    white sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    yellow cornmeal
  • 2 c
    chopped white onion
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil

How to Make Amish Onion Patties


  1. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  2. Add chopped onions, tossing with a fork to coat well with flour mixture.
  3. Make a well, pour in milk and stir to just combined.
  4. Add oil to a large skillet and heat to medium high.
  5. Drop batter by 1/4 cup into hot oil, cooking for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Carefully turn patties and cook for another 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Drain patties on a wire rack, lightly salt, repeat above steps cooking the remaining batter.
  8. Serve hot with options like ketchup, salsa, ranch dressing or do what I do, put it on my burger.

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About Amish Onion Patties

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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