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Ham and Potato Pancakes


Ham and Potato Pancakes

Ham and Potato Pancakes

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Makes 4 servings (4 pancakes each)

Ingredients

3/4 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled, grated and squeezed dry (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup (4 to 5 ounces) finely chopped cooked ham
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Chili sauce or mild fruit chutney (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine grated potatoes, green onions and eggs in large bowl; mix well. Add ham, flour, salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large heavy-bottomed skillet. Drop batter by heaping tablespoon and press with back of spoon to flatten. Cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove to paper towels to drain. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil if necessary to cook remaining batter. Serve pancakes with chili sauce.

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