Of course, inspired by the classic potato pancake, these yam pancakes combine the flavors of shallots, lemon, and salt & pepper to create a simple batter that is griddled up and topped with sour cream, fresh dill, and a squeeze of lemon. —Abigail Olivas
yams, coarsely grated
shallot, coarsely grated
fresh lemon juice
fresh ground pepper
Fresh dill, to taste
Sour cream, to taste
Lemon juice, to taste
In This Recipe
Place grated yam in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute.
Mix softened yams and remaining batter ingredients together until incorporated.
In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add olive oil. Let heat until bubbly.
Drop batter into skillet (remember, this recipe makes 4 pancakes, so portion accordingly!)
Cook until brown on both sides and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per side.
Garnish with sour cream, lemon juice, and fresh dill and serve warm.