Bacon and pancakes are the classic breakfast dish you can serve anywhere. Add in potatoes for the potato lovers, and you have Bacon Potato Pancakes. This is a savory pancake that you can have any time you want to have something non-sweet for breakfast. You can have it as a small snack item for gatherings too. If you follow this recipe, you will be able to make 24 pancakes in total. You can make it for breakfast and add more flavor to your mornings with this fabulous dish.
Bacon Potato Pancakes are the perfect savory pancake for all the potato and bacon lovers out there. You will need some red potatoes, some bacon slices, onions, eggs, and flour to make this dish. You would also be needing some salt and pepper for taste and some vegetable oil for frying the pancakes. Making these bacon potato pancakes is very easy. First, you have to mix the potatoes, onions, eggs, flour, and bacon and mix them well. After that, add salt and pepper to your preference. Then fry the pancakes in batches with the oil and make sure to press the mixture into a pancake shape to finalize the dish. You have to fry the pancakes for about three minutes on each side till they are golden brown. And finally, you have the bacon potato pancakes ready to serve piping hot.
Ingredients For Bacon Potato Pancakes
- 3 cups red potatoes, peeled and shredded
- 5 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 beaten eggs
- 2 tbs. all-purpose flour
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Vegetable oil for frying
Step By Step Directions: Bacon Potato Pancakes
1 In a mixing bowl, add the potatoes, bacon, onion, eggs, and all-purpose flour. Stir until the combined—season to taste with salt and black pepper.
2 In a large skillet over medium heat, add vegetable oil to a depth of 1/8″ in the skillet. The oil should cover the bottom of the skillet. You will need to cook the pancakes in batches. Using 2 tablespoons batter, drop the pancakes into the skillet. Press the potatoes to form into a pancake shape—Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove the pancakes from the skillet and serve.
3 Add vegetable oil as needed to cook all the pancakes. Serve hot.
And there you have it, very flavorful Bacon Potato Pancakes that you can whip up any time you want, may it be in the morning or the afternoon. This is a great recipe that is easily suited to any meal you have because this is a savory pancake. You can make these Bacon Potato Pancakes at any gathering and surprise the whole family with them. Let us know what you think about this dish, and if you do make it, any feedback is welcome.