Yellow Squash - Potato Pancakes Recipe

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Real Estate Agent with Lanier Partners

Yellow Squash-Potato Pancakes by Mike SaundersOk, so the photo might look like it came from a faded menu but these are really good. They take about 30 minutes from start to table and can be a meal in themselves or used as a side dish.

Ingredients:

1 medium baking potato or 2-3 Yukon Gold potatoes

1 8"-9" yellow squash, zucchini or crook-neck are good

1 small onion

1 egg

3 Tbsp flour (whole wheat preferred)

Pepper

Garlic Powder

Salt (or salt substitute)

Oil or vegetable spray (PAM)

 

Putting it together:

Grate potato, squash and onion into a bowl. You can use a hand grater or a food processor. I like to use a mix of fine and coarse grated veggies.

Add egg, flour and seasonings (to taste). Mix well.

Heat oil, we prefer a blend of canola and olive oil, or vegetable spray in a frying pan or on a griddle using a medium high temperature. Place  serving spoon sized dollops of the mixture onto the pan and flatten. Brown the pancakes on each side until heated through. About 4-5 minutes or so per side Place on a paper towel to remove any oil if used.

Serve:

Tasty on their own, but you can add additional salt and pepper, sugar, parmesan cheese (we like that) applesauce or sour cream to taste.

Makes about  7 - 9 4"-5" pancakes.

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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Patty - not sure if it is southern, started making this when I lived in Oregon, hope you enjoy it.

April 19, 2009 06:55 AM #16
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Cindy Bryant
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I love fresh vegetables...what a great looking recipe!

May 13, 2009 11:58 PM #17
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Cindy - hope that you enjoy it!

May 14, 2009 07:10 AM #18
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Sybil Holcomb
Ayres Realty - Douglasville, GA

I make the potato ones all the time but never thought of squash.  We have our first garden this summer and we have lots of squash.  Thanks for the inspiration.

May 20, 2009 06:00 AM #19
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Sybil - it makes a very tasty variation on standard potato pancakes. Hope that you enjoy

May 20, 2009 09:02 AM #20
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Hi Mike, These look good and what a great way to sneak in some veggies for kids that are picky eaters!

Have a great day,

Anne Rains

June 03, 2009 09:34 AM #21
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Anne - but don't try to sneak any spinach or beets in there;^)

June 03, 2009 04:16 PM #22
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Connie Harvey
Pilkerton Realtors - Brentwood, TN
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Mike, have you ever noticed how you don't always see things until you need them? I have way too many yellow squash and have been looking for something different to do with them. You've just solved it!! :)

August 09, 2009 02:21 PM #23
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Connie - well, hope this takes care of a few or your squash for you!

August 09, 2009 04:38 PM #24
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Susan Brown
Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too) - Kingwood, TX

These sound wonderful.  And I was just thinking about potato pancakes the other day.  I think I may even try them with sweet potatoes.  Thanks!

September 20, 2009 09:39 AM #25
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Mike Saunders
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Susan - I keep meaning to try them with sweet potatoes, which are actually lower on the glyceming index than regular potatoes

September 20, 2009 10:03 PM #26
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Gabriela Agostinelli
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This looks like one I'd love to try!

October 11, 2009 12:21 PM #27
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Mike Saunders
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Gabriella - and I hope you do try it, and love it!

October 11, 2009 06:22 PM #28
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Pamela Cendejas
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Hi Mike - I love potato pancakes but never had them with squash.  Yum!  I'll have to give this one a try.

November 10, 2009 10:41 AM #29
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Mike Saunders
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Pamela - and I am sure that you will enjoy them,

November 11, 2009 06:33 AM #30
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Pamela Cendejas
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Hi Mike - Can't wait to try.

November 11, 2009 10:15 AM #31
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Michael J. Perry
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Mike , I'm definitely gonna try this one ! I also reblogged it trying to send it over to my FB friends ! Thanks !

January 30, 2010 09:15 AM #32
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Pam - hope that you enjoy.

Michael - we just had them last week, hope you enjoy.

January 30, 2010 12:23 PM #33
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Rebecca Gaujot, RealtorĀ®
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate - Lewisburg, WV
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Mike...ahhh I like all the ingredients. This is an easy recipe and will try it this weekend. Thanks,

January 30, 2010 12:48 PM #34
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Ernie Steele
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This is a keeper!

September 27, 2010 01:58 PM #35
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