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Carrot "Pancake"

 

This is a Scandanavian recipe adapted from Sundays at Moosewood. It's called a pancake, but to me it tastes more like an extra-dense cheeseless quiche.

Ingredients:

Directions:

Mix carrots, onion, and bread crumbs or wheat germ.

Combine flour, salt, and spices. Add eggs and milk and mix until smooth. Combine with carrot mix.

Preheat oven to 450*F. Heat a bit of oil in a cast iron skillet. Pour in pancake mixture and spread flat. This helps make a bottom crust that will release easily later.

Immediately transfer the pan to the oven and bake for 20 min. Then reduce the temperature to 350*F and bake for another 10 to 15 min.

Serve immediately with cranberry sauce, sour cream, or apricot preserves on the side. The sweet fruit contrasts with the plain, hearty pancake.


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