Potato Pancake Florentine
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You can enjoy this delicious Potato Pancake Florentine recipe for dinner or breakfast
Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 Cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon Canola oil
  • 2 Large eggs
  • ¼ Cup milk
  • ¼ Cup plain flour
  • ¼ Teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • ½ Teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ Cup deli-style ham, julienned
  • ⅓ Cup spinach, julienned
  • 5 Leaves of basil, julienned
  • ¼ Cup shredded Mexican Blend cheese
  • Fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Fresh ground kosher salt (to taste)
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1 Slice Velveeta sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon julienned ham
  • Dollop of sour cream
  • 1 Roma tomato, cut into wedges
  1. Put a non-stick skillet on medium high, give it a splash (about 1 tablespoon) of Canola oil to make sure it was lightly coated. In a bowl, slightly beat 2 large eggs, added the mashed potatoes, ¼ cup milk, ¼ cup plain flour, ¼ teaspoon baking powder, a pinch of baking soda, ½ teaspoon garlic salt, ½ cup julienned deli-style ham, ⅓ cup julienned spinach, 5 leaves of basil (julienned), ¼ cup shredded Mexican Blend cheese, fresh ground black pepper (to taste), and fresh ground kosher salt (to taste). Combine all the ingredients until it is a batter-consistency.
  2. Using ⅓ cup measuring cup, drop the mixture into the hot skillet making the pancakes about 6 to 7 inches in diameter. Cook about 2 to 3 minutes until they are golden brown and can be flipped over without tearing apart.
  3. In a cast iron skillet scrambled 1 egg with Kraft Velveeta Sharp Cheddar Cheese for the garnish. On top of that add 1 tablespoon of julienned ham and a dollop of sour cream with a wedge of a Roma tomato on the side.
Recipe by The Surprised Gourmet at http://thesurprisedgourmet.com/2015/10/05/potato-pancake-florentine/