Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Potato Pancakes


We serve these as a side dish to a sweet breakfast. This morning it was a wonderful crisp waffle with fresh berries, baked Lancaster County sausage and our own pancake syrup.


3 cups shredded potatoes
2 Tbsp flour
2 eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp butter, melted
1/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup diced red or green peppers
1 bunch parsley ( 1/8 cup chopped)
1/8 tsp freshly grated pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

oil or butter for the griddle

Cook and cool potatoes.
Preheat a griddle or frying pan. Add some oil or butter or a combination of both
Peel and grate with a coarse grater
Add flour, eggs, cheese, onion, peppers, parsley, butter and seasonings
Mix gently with a spoon till combined
Drop onto hot griddle using a large spoon. Do not pack or form as these are better if they are somewhat loosely connected. Press only enough to shape and hold together.
Fry till golden brown flipping once
Serve hot