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Irish Potato Pancakes

Rated as 4.87 out of 5 Stars

"With recipe-ready Simply Potatoes, comfort food is even more comforting. Known in Ireland as Boxty, these griddlecakes are made with mashed and shredded potatoes with bacon bits and Cheddar cheese."
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20 m servings 161
Original recipe yields 8 servings (16 pancakes)


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  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet cook bacon and onions until browned. Remove from skillet. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease. Set aside bacon and onions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl stir together Simply Potatoes, baking mix, cheese, cooked bacon and onions. Stir in milk and egg just until moistened.
  3. Heat bacon grease in skillet over medium heat. Spoon four generous 1/4 cups of potato mixture into skillet at a time. Flatten slightly into pancakes. Cook each pancake about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Use additional vegetable oil in skillet if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 161 calories; 7.8 17.2 5.7 38 412 Full nutrition

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Super yummy! Saw a couple posts about these being bland. I added about a 1/2 tsp or so of seasoning salt, about a 1/4 cup of Panko and used 1/4 cup dehydrated onions instead of the fresh onion a...

Made this for the family today. It was awesome!

These are so good and tasty, I add a wee bit of dehydrated onion to it. The only issue I have is I can't finish one! They are so filling, like really. I had 3/4 of one at brunch and I am good fo...

I doubled the recipe for my family of five and they ate the entire thing. Instead of green onions, I cooked a chopped yellow onion to golden brown. I also cooked the bacon first before choppin...

good with sour cream

Great recipe, simple and delicious breakfast! Since I try not to eat prepackaged foods, I grated a medium size potato myself and had some leftover mashed potatoes I cooked last night, I added a ...

Our version is an OLD family recipe from waaay back. It's been adjusted over time - like switching to bisquick when it became available - but other than one ingredient left out, and one ingredie...

Made this recipe with my highschool cooking class and it's great! My family always made potato pancakes without flour so the texture of these was a refreshing change. Goes great with a little so...

My boys live this recipe. It is very easy to make, and filling. (My 8 year old loves them topped with butter!)