Sunny Potato Pancake

Sunny Potato Pancake
  • 2 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 4

    slices veggie ham or canadian veggie bacon

  • 2

    large potatoes or white creamer potatoes, peeled and grated

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (60 mL)

    Salt

  • 0.500

    medium onion, sliced into thin strips

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    chopped green onions

  • 0.500

    red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips

  • pinch fresh ground black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (60 mL)

    thyme leaves

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    olive oil

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    low-fat sour cream (optional)

Preparation

Cut Yves Veggie Ham or Yves Veggie Bacon in half. Place both halves on top of each other and cut into thin strips. Set aside.

Combine potato and salt together in medium bowl and mix well. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small (6 in. / 15 cm) non-stick skillet, sauté onion, red peppers, green onions, salt, pepper, thyme and Yves Veggie Ham or Yves Veggie Bacon in 1/2 Tbsp. (7,5 mL) olive oil for 5 minutes or until tender. Set vegetable mixture aside.

Remove excess moisture from potatoes by tightly squeezing small handfuls of potatoes. (This step is important.)

Add remaining oil to skillet and press half of potatoes in skillet followed by vegetable mixture and top with remaining potatoes. Press down to form a round pancake.

Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Do not stir. Place plate over top of skillet. Turn skillet upside down to catch pancake on plate. Slide back into skillet to cook reverse side for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Source: Veggie Cuisine

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