Bacon Potato Pancakes

Bacon Potato Pancakes

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"Crispy potato pancakes with bacon and thyme."

Ingredients 45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 257 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 188 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain; let cool and crumble. Reserve bacon drippings in skillet.
  2. Combine crumbled bacon, potatoes, flour, eggs, garlic, thyme, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Pour vegetable oil about 1/4-inch deep into skillet with bacon drippings and place over medium heat; heat until the oil and bacon drippings shimmer.
  4. Gently drop potato mixture by heaping tablespoon into hot oil and flatten potatoes into small patties about 3 inches in diameter. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes on each side.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's note:
  • Keep pancakes warm in 275 degree F (135 degree C) oven.
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Michael
12/28/2012

I normally don't do unrated recipes. It came out pretty good. I would advise to drain the potatoes as well as you can before mixing everything together. I will also suggest using the dried minced garlic (I believe it was calling for fresh based on the thyme). Would I make it again? sure.

Christina
8/9/2013

Delicious! We do not care for thyme, so I just subbed some parsley (yes, I know it's not the same, lol). LOVED the flavor of these...a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Blynnl27
1/21/2015

Very good... I oven fried instead. Use the bacon grease on the bottom of a cookie sheet, spoon on and flatten. They needed about 15 minutes per side. I didn't drain the potatoes but would next time.