Two-Potato Pancakes

These crisp white and orange pancakes are great with roast meat or poultry and almost any fish. Delicious, Quick Side Dishes



  • 1 large russet potato, peeled and coarsely shredded

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and coarsely shredded

  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped scallions

  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 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.

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