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Two-Potato Pancakes

  • SERVINGS: 6
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN

These crisp white and orange pancakes are great with roast meat or poultry and almost any fish.

  1. 1 large russet potato, peeled and coarsely shredded
  2. 1 large sweet potato, peeled and coarsely shredded
  3. 1/4 cup coarsely chopped scallions
  4. 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  5. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  7. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  1. In a large bowl, toss the russet and sweet potatoes with the scallions, thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. In a heavy 9- to 10-inch non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil. Spread half of the potato mixture evenly in the pan and cook over moderately high heat until firm and browned on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Turn and cook until browned on the other side, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Transfer the potato pancake to a large baking sheet and keep warm in a low oven. Repeat with the remaining vegetable oil and potato mixture. Cut each pancake into 6 wedges and serve hot.