ADVERTISEMENT

Crispy Zucchini and Potato Pancakes

Crispy Zucchini and Potato Pancakes
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
33 min
YIELDS
8 servings

These little bite-sized appetizers would be perfect for an outdoor dinner party.

ADVERTISEMENT

Ingredients

Vegetable cooking spray
2
lb(s) russet potatoes, peeled and grated
2
medium zucchini, grated
3
cloves garlic, minced
1
tsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves, plus leaves for garnish
¼
cup grated Parmesan, plus 1 Tbsp
¼
cup seasoned bread crumbs
2
egg whites, lightly beaten
2
tsp kosher salt, plus extra for seasoning
¼
tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus extra for seasoning
3
Tbsp vegetable oil
Olive oil, for drizzling
1 ½
cups mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

Step 1

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Spray a baking sheet liberally with vegetable cooking spray. Set aside.

Step 2

Lay the potatoes and zucchini on 2 kitchen towels. Bring the corners of the towels together and squeeze out the moisture from the vegetables. Place the vegetables in a large bowl. Add the garlic, chopped rosemary, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, egg whites, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are combined.

Step 3

In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the vegetable mixture to the pan. Using a spatula, press the mixture evenly into the pan. Drizzle the top with olive oil and sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Cook for 8 minutes or until the edges of the mixture begin to brown. Slide the pancake, cooked side down, onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the top of the pancake starts to brown and the edges are crispy.

Step 4

In a small bowl, beat the mascarpone until smooth and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Step 5

Cut the pancake into 1 1/2-inch squares and arrange on a serving platter. Pipe or spoon the seasoned mascarpone on top and garnish with a few fresh rosemary leaves.

Rate Recipe

My rating for Crispy Zucchini and Potato Pancakes
ADVERTISEMENT