Asparagus-Spinach Pancakes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 404 calories
    • Calories 277 calories from fat
    • Fat 31 g
    • Sat Fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 182 mg
    • Sodium 573 mg
    • Protein 13 g
    • Carbohydrate 18 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 238 mg

Heat oven to 400°F. Place the asparagus on baking sheet and toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoons salt and pepper. Roast for 40 minutes, tossing occasionally. Remove from oven and set aside.In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs. Stir in the sour cream, spinach, asparagus, Parmesan, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the flour and mix until well combined.In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat 1/3 of the remaining oil. Make 4 pancakes (about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake) and cook until golden brown and slightly puffed, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Working in batches, make a total of 12 pancakes, adding oil as necessary.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 cup milk
  2. Check 3 eggs
  3. Check 1/3 cup sour cream
  4. Check 5 ounces frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and squeezed
  5. Check 1/4 pound asparagus, peeled and trimmed
  6. Check 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
  7. Check 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  9. Check 2 teaspoons plus 1/3 cup olive oil
  10. Check 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Place the asparagus on baking sheet and toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoons salt and pepper. Roast for 40 minutes, tossing occasionally. Remove from oven and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs. Stir in the sour cream, spinach, asparagus, Parmesan, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the flour and mix until well combined.
  3. In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat 1/3 of the remaining oil. Make 4 pancakes (about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake) and cook until golden brown and slightly puffed, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Working in batches, make a total of 12 pancakes, adding oil as necessary.