POTATO AND PEAR PANCAKES
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INGREDIENTS
  • Potato & Pear Pancakes
  • 5 large potatoes, grated
  • 2 ripe yet firm bosc pears, grated
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated, sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tbsp. oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp. butter for frying
  • sour cream for garnish
DIRECTIONS
  1. Remove excess moisture from the grated potatoes by wrapping them in a tea towel and wringing them out.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, gently toss the potatoes, pears, scallions, cheese, dill, parsley, paprika,sea salt and pepper until incorporated.
  3. Form potato mixture into patties, each approximately 2” in diameter. In a large frying pan, heat oil and butter to a medium high temperature.
  4. Fry the pancakes until golden on each side and cooked through.
  5. Blot fried pancakes on paper towels to remove excess oil.
  6. Serve with sour cream and a garnish of dill or garlic chives.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Reprinted from Celi-Yak News - Fall 2009