Pumpkin Dutch Baby Pancake with Bacon-Roasted Beans + Oregano

September 16, 2013

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 thick slices bacon, cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • 4 sprigs oregano
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup canned pureed pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 475° F. Place beans, bacon and oregano on a large rimmed baking sheet and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on upper rack in oven and roast 5 minutes. Place a large heavy skillet (cast-iron preferred) on center rack to preheat.
  2. Meanwhile, combine eggs and pumpkin in a medium bowl. Beat mixture with an electric mixer until frothy. Beat in milk, flour and salt for 1 minute or until thoroughly combined.
  3. Carefully remove skillet from oven and add remaining 3 tablespoons oil. Pour in batter and quickly return to the oven. Bake until puffed and golden brown, about 14 minutes. Serve pancake topped with beans and bacon.

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