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Boxty (Irish Potato Pancake)

Many Irish immigrants settled in the Southern U.S. (including my family) - much of the cuisine reflects this. Also, many cultures have versions of "potato pancakes."

I guess I must really be Irish because I've never met a potato dish I didn't like! I even love 'em plain - cold, boiled.

The boxty is particularly versatile - served plain with butter, topped or filled & rolled with numerous variations of sausage, bacon, eggs, cheese, meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, & sauces. I've had many of these - all DELICIOUS! I've always had savory versions, but I bet they'd be terrific "blintz-style" (filled/topped with cheese/fruit/sauce, too!

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

Mar 17, 2011
gourmandophyle in Recipes