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Zucchini-Parmesan Pancakes

A reader sent us this recipe for her twist on potato pancakes. Matzo meal, easy to find around Passover, makes them nice and crisp. Karen Bernhardt Toolan of Clifford Township, Pennsylvania, says, "These are great as a side at dinner, with fried eggs for breakfast, or as an appetizer with sour cream for dipping."

  • prep: 40 mins
    total time: 40 mins
  • yield: Makes 24
Photography: Romulo Yanes

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds zucchini (about 3)
  • 1 pound russet potatoes (about 2), peeled
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 ounce Parmesan, grated (1/4 cup)
  • 6 tablespoons matzo meal
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Sour cream, for serving

Cook's Note

You can make your own matzo meal by processing plain matzo until finely ground. Freeze cooled pancakes between sheets of waxed paper, up to 1 month.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Using the large holes of a box grater, shred zucchini, potatoes, and onion onto a clean dish towel; squeeze out excess liquid. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in parsley, Parmesan, matzo meal, dill, sugar, lemon juice, garlic, eggs, and 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  2. Step 2

    In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high. In batches, drop mounds of zucchini mixture (2 tablespoons each) into skillet; flatten with a spatula and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 6 minutes total, flipping once. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and serve warm with sour cream.

Source
Everyday Food, April 2012

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