Sunday, February 21, 2010
Au Gratin Potato Pancakes
Au Gratin Potato Pancakes (NOT Rotten :)
2 cups mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter)
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon minced chives
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Dash dried rosemary, crushed
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons canola oil, divided
In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in cheese.
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Cook in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 8 potato pancakes.
Nutrition Facts: 2 pancakes equals 267 calories, 19 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 567 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.