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Bacon and Chive Potato Pancakes and Arugula Salad

Looking for a twist on Potato Pancakes? Try this delicious Bacon and Chive Potato Pancake and Arugula Salad recipe today!

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Potato Type: WhiteRusset
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: BoiledPan FriedMashed

Dish

Breakfast/Brunch

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins

Serving

Serves 4

Description

Looking for a twist on Potato Pancakes? Try this delicious Bacon and Chive Potato Pancake and Arugula Salad recipe today!

Ingredients

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Potato Pancakes

  • 1/2 lb potatoes, peeled and cut
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 slice apple-smoked bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons snipped chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
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Salad

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 teaspoons snipped chives

Preparation

Pancakes

  1. In a medium saucepan, add potatoes to 2 inches boiling water. Return to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, about 12 minutes or until tender; drain. Using electric hand mixer or potato masher, mash potatoes until smooth. Beat in buttermilk and egg until blended. Stir in flour, bacon, chives, thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. In large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium heat. For each pancake, drop 2 tablespoons potato mixture into pan. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. (Makes 8 pancakes)

You may also like our Potato Pancakes with Apple Butter

Salad

  1. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, shallot and mustard in a medium bowl. Add arugula; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange evenly on 4 serving plates; top with cheese and chives. place 2 potato pancakes on each plate; serve immediately

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

302

Fat

25g

Sodium

565mg

Cholesterol

81g

Fiber

1g

Protein

7g

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